Perfectionism in the Gifted
There are a number of behavioral traits that are common in gifted children. Perfectionism is one of those traits.
Dr. Sylvia Rimm, an acclaimed author and speaker who has a blog about raising kids, has recently published an item called "Gifted Kids Can be Perfectionists." http://www.creators.com/advice/sylvia-rimm-on-raising-kids/gifted-kids-c.... In the blog, she touches on some of the reasons gifted children are perfectionists, and then lists 12 ways to help mitigate these tendencies.
This link was also featured in the March issue of our newsletter. Please visit our archive to read about other resources for and about the gifted. http://talentigniter.com/resources/talentigniter-newsletters