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- Interesting selective mutism documentary.
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Category Archives: meltdowns
Reflexes like a Ninja
Life is H-A-R-D with highly sensitive kids. Especially if you are a highly sensitive parent. Doubly especially if you are the type of parent that doesn’t drink alcohol to soothe jangled nerves from parenting sensitive kids who melt down frequently. … Continue reading
Swinging on my last nerve
The smart girls have been incredibly obnoxious lately. Or they’ve been their regular selves but I’ve just been more sensitive to it these days. “Mo-o-om! She’s giving me angry faces…” “Mom! She hurt/kicked/scratched/touched me” “Mom! She won’t play with me” … Continue reading
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Managing Your Intensity
I was pleasantly surprised to find one of my blog posts quoted and linked to on the Talent Development Resources website in an article titled, What do you do with your intensity?. I always am a little amazed when something … Continue reading
I wish I could say the meltdowns are behind us
For as much progress as my 5 year old daughter has made, I wish I could say we never have problems anymore. It’s a part of her highly sensitive nature and her introverted need to have plenty of recovery time … Continue reading