99. Does ‘Getting Emotions Out’ Help The Meltdown Cycle?
I just got off a call with a parent who said she worked with a therapist that said her son just needed to ‘get his emotions out’. This child was stating he wished his brother would die, that at 9 years old asking his...View Episode
98. Myth Busting about the Highly Sensitive Trait
Join us today as we discuss common misconceptions about the Highly Sensitive Trait and why it's important to know the difference between meltdown cycle behavior and and the depth of processing trait. If your child is...View Episode
97. True or False: Children Who Feel Better Do Better…
It’s a common phrase in positive parenting, isn’t it? Has an awesome ring to it– If your child feels better about themselves, their lives, their relationships, they will succeed. This promise leaves you holding the...View Episode
96. 4 Steps to Raising a Confident HSC
It can be difficult watching your Highly Sensitive Child struggle with confidence. Today we discuss what works with building their confidence. And what that looks like when you're raising a HSC. If your child is...View Episode
95. Is Nitpicking Your Third Wheel in Co-parenting?
When you are stuck in the daily meltdown cycle and your spouse or co parent is nitpicking, walking on eggshells can feel like an understatement. Not only are you trying not to set up the bomb of your kiddo’s meltdown...View Episode
94. Chopping Down the Roots of Resentment
When you're in the thick of it, trying to manage your child's emotions and trying to find different ways respond... It can start to feel like your child has more control over you than you do. Thats what can lead to...View Episode
93. Ready to Take a Break From Your Summer?
Remember when you pushed through those last few weeks of school meltdowns, daydreaming of easier days without homework meltdowns and reports of under stimulation-driven “misbehavior” from your kid’s teacher… You...View Episode
91. Can Perfectionism Kill You? Suicide Myth Busting
Highly Sensitive Children want to do it right the first time. And when they don’t have the skills to manage failure, this can create a host of problems in their lives. School refusal. Homework refusal. Soccer...View Episode
90. My Pet Peeve That Other Professionals Imply
A lot of professionals and parents imply that because you have a HSC, meltdowns are just going to be apart of your world. Meltdowns are not synonymous with being highly sensitive. Join me as we discuss the reasons why...View Episode
89. Feel Like You’re Neglecting Your Other Kids?
It’s heartbreaking when your other kids tell you they’re trying to have patience, But they secretly want to punch their sister for her overwhelming meltdowns… And then your mind starts to race with all the...View Episode
88. The Juggling Act
“It’s ok to be sad”... until it’s not… The juggling act you play with your HSC when their sad feelings move swiftly to anger… (towards you, a sibling, your spouse, a grandparent, the list goes on!) has you feeling...View Episode
87. Do You Ever Feel Like Your Kid Deserves a “Better” Parent?
I have a tough, but straight forward question to ask you. Do you ever feel like your kid deserves a “better” parent? If you even have an inkling of a yes or a yes, but; you are not alone. All parents – including me...View Episode