Parent Your Highly Sensitive Child Like A Ninja

Parent Your Highly Sensitive Child Like A Ninja

Hosted by: Megghan Thompson

You are a parent of a Highly Sensitive Child and are ready to gain skills that will help you feel capable and confident disciplining your child or teen while helping them feel understood in a world that says they are...

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45: Why I Do This Work

Disclaimer: This episode was recorded several years ago and contains some censored strong language that may not be suitable for little ears. We decided to republish this episode because it is relevant to describe my...
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43: The One Thing You're Missing With Toilet Troubles

In this episode, we discuss the most dreaded sentence: “Mom, I have to poop.” Who knew there would be so much emotion around using the bathroom? Since you’ve been a human longer than your kid has, you understand the...
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42: What a Highly Sensitive Personality Looks Like As Your Child Grows Into Adulthood

In this episode, I discuss what a Highly Sensitive Personality looks like as your child grows into adulthood. Ever wonder if you're a good enough parent? When it comes to parenting an HSC, knowing how you're guiding...
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41: Do You Still Think That When Your Teen Is Yelling At You, They’re FINALLY Opening Up?

Do you still think that when your teen is yelling at you, they’re FINALLY opening up? Because that actually couldn’t be further from the truth. In today's episode, I’m going to debunk three myths about your teen, and...
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40: Sticker Charts Are Screwing You

In this episode, I talk about why sticker charts are harmful for your HSC's development. Highly sensitive kids are especially vulnerable to struggling with cutting themselves slack if they don’t get the highly...
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39: How to Delay Worries for Your Highly Sensitive Child Without Making it Worse

In this episode, I discuss how to delay worries for your sensitive child without making it worse. The truth is, most of the time your child is not ‘forgetting about it’. With a mind wired to move faster and use more...
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38: How the Meltdowns Stole Christmas

In this episode, I talk about how parenting an HSC during the holidays can be challenging. Do you suffer from anxiety around Christmas time? I think we all do, but when you’re a parent of an HSC struggling with...
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36: Do the Meltdowns Make You Feel Like the Lockdown Will Never End?

In this episode, I discuss what to do when you feel like certain things are not possible for your family BECAUSE of meltdowns. It feels isolating. Most of us have lived through an actual lockdown. But when you limit...
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35: Has Your HSC Stopped Taking You Seriously?

In this episode, I discuss what to do when your HSC doesn't take you seriously. As a parent, it’s confusing when we are playing with our 5 year old and they say, “Mom, that’s dumb. I’m not doing that,” when yesterday,...
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34: Why Sending HSC to Therapist May Be Putting Bandaid on the Problem

In this episode, I talk about why sending your HSC to a therapist may be putting a bandaid on the problem. The truth is, Highly Sensitive Children need much more support than weekly therapy can provide. Parents need...
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32: The Difference Between the Highly Sensitive Trait and Autism

In this episode, I discuss the differences between the Highly Sensitive Trait and Autism, specifically, Pathological Demand Avoidance. Tune in the hear a scientific and historical lesson on the difference between ASD...
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33: What to Do When Your Relatives Don't Understand the Highly Sensitive Personality Trait

In this episode, I talk about what to do when your relatives don't understand the Highly Sensitive Trait. It's normal to seek support from parents who have raised children before, but how do you know their parenting...
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