This isn't directly gifted related... just a conversation DD 14 and I have been having.
So tell me, why is it that the most reliable and responsible are those more often publically shamed and held as "an example" on those rare occasions they faulter? Recent situation, DD is rehearsing a community theatre show for which she's been the ONLY person to be present every single rehearsal (and that includes the director and support staff.) However, she did have one conflict that was given to the staff prior to auditioning. When she reminded the staff