Gifted, bright, smart, talented are different things. You can have a talented failure or a gifted student who makes Cs or a bright child who's a little loosey-goosey but works hard and gets the As that the smart kid won't earn.
Say this, Not That, a parent's guide. Developmental Group: Infants/Toddlerhood Audience: Parents and Caretakers Picked it/Why: At this age kids can be hard to handle because they have a lot of energy. This might help the parents remain positive.