About Ruth King

Caring and providing for her family has been Ruth's lifelong passion. She has raised two high performing children, all the while maintaining a full time career as a software engineer for a leading CAD/CAM company for over 27 years. She has also provided guidance and a loving touch to other parents she has met along the way. Today, Ruth focuses on writing blogs for "The Pro’s Kitchen" as a featured writer. Ruth wants to share her passion for family with others by counseling parents who, too, want to raise high performers who excel in academics, athletics, and life. She is a high performing wife, mother, teacher, and writer. She is a lover of God, nature, and clouds, and has the largest green thumb known to man. Ruth's driving philosophy in life is, "Every day is another opportunity to teach. Open your eyes and ears and you can see what lessons can be taught today. Listen to your heart, for it is the wellspring of life."

A Guide to Recognizing the Gift

The question of whether or not your child is gifted may have crossed your mind. As parents, it is your responsibility to recognize and nuture their gifts. In my last blog, I discussed how to recognize special gifts in your child. But what are some of these special gifts? Here are some examples of noticeable [...]

By | 2016-11-01T17:31:18+00:00 November 25th, 2015|And Growing, Blog, Raising A High Performer|0 Comments

The Gift and The Gift Giver

A popular nursery rhyme dating from the early 19th century tells a story about girls and boys. Here is a representative modern version of the lyrics: What are little boys made of? Snakes and snails And puppy-dogs’ tails That’s what little boy are made of What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice And [...]

By | 2016-11-01T17:31:19+00:00 October 17th, 2015|And Growing, Children, Raising A High Performer|0 Comments

The Flintstones

My inspiration for the “…and growing” came from my brother Maurice, who called my son a “Flintstone kid, 10 million strong …and growing.” Now some of you may remember the advertising slogan, “We’re Flintstone kids…10 million strong… and growing.” [Now I can’t get this song out of my head!] My son was “that kid.” He [...]

By | 2016-11-01T17:31:20+00:00 July 13th, 2015|And Growing, Blog, Children, Family, Raising A High Performer|0 Comments

And Growing

Hi readers! Welcome to the first blog for “Raising a High Performer.” I am so excited to share with you my stories while “keeping it real” on how I raised my children to be high performers. As the evangelist D.T. Niles once said, “I am just one beggar trying to tell another beggar where to [...]

By | 2016-11-01T17:31:22+00:00 July 1st, 2015|And Growing, Children, Family|0 Comments
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