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Tag Archives: emotion coaching
It’s here! Living with Intensity.
Today, I received the book Living with Intensity that I posted about the other day. I’ve read the first chapter and am starting on the second and I’m weeping (yes, weeping) as I read it. I see my intense daughter, … Continue reading
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Celebrate small successes
I think as a parent of an intense child it’s all too often I have something negative to report about her behavior and my responses to her negative behavior. But I think it’s also very important to celebrate the small … Continue reading
Raising Resilient Children
Resilience. I know that’s what my 5 year old lacks right now. Her meltdowns, her intensity, her anxiety all stem from lack of resilience. Her issues (anxiety, spd, selective mutism) all contribute to this lack of resilience. I came across … Continue reading
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Living with Intensity
I can’t wait to get this new book called Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Susan Daniels (Editor), Michael M. Piechowski (Editor). Here is a book review. I’ve … Continue reading
A reminder why one-on-one time is critical for highly sensitive children
A couple of days ago I posted about how I was having a return of the meltdowns from my middle daughter after the holiday and after shuttling her to lots of fun, but still stressful, events. Because of her sensory … Continue reading
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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
Kid’s Problem Solving binder.
I forgot to link to my other blog about the kid’s problem solving binder I created to help my 5 year old to help teach her about emotions, how to help her calm down and solve problems before resorting to … Continue reading