Fake coaches and scam programs are not talked about enough.
You can’t scroll through Facebook for five seconds without finding someone selling their “life changing” program.
And since your search history is what apps use to target ads,
If you’ve been searching for help on Google,
I.e “How can I stop meltdowns?”
You’re probably flooded with options.
But as you know, the internet is full of information.
It gives strangers the opportunity to position themselves as an “expert” by calling themselves one.
Tune in to learn more about how to spot a fake parenting coach, and why it’s incredibly important to know exactly who you’re working with.
For Highly Sensitive Teens:
A typical pattern we hear from parents working to help their child end the meltdown cycle is to focus on their child’s coping skills.
When you’re in the middle of surviving this cycle you can get stuck in throwing things at the wall to see what sticks…
…So, here’s what the cycle looks like: your child has a meltdown.
You try to help them through it.
While they’re melting down, you’re teaching them to use a skill, and they refuse to use it in the moment…
So, you try to talk about it later…
…and when the next meltdown comes, your child refuses again, and you do it all over again… and again… and again… for all eternity…
…it seriously feels like it will be, because when you feel this reactive, it’s jarring to think about how your child would ever stop their meltdown behavior.
When your child isn’t consistent with their coping skills it’s quite frustrating to...