Childhood emotional neglect can leave any child with difficulties that last into adulthood. But for a highly sensitive person, it can be crippling.
Parenting a sensitive child can feel like you’re constantly walking a tightrope — you’re trying not to overwhelm your child, but sometimes also wishing they would handle things better. Using the right parenting style can make it much, much easier.
Sensitive children have different needs, even at playtime. Here’s how to give them the experiences they need to thrive — and have fun.
HSP parenting challenges aren’t due to weakness, but due to having more to process while doing the same tasks others can float through.
I used to feel powerless and emotionally flooded in my relationship with my highly sensitive child. Here’s what I did to overcome it.
Sensitive children can be extremely gifted — but they need a different kind of parenting to help them thrive.
Being a highly sensitive parent to a highly sensitive child can strengthen your bond — it’s like a secret language you share.
Due to overlapping characteristics of ADHD and high sensitivity — like getting overstimulated easily — it can be difficult to tell them apart.
1 in 3 kids are highly sensitive, and a birthday party is a recipe for a meltdown.
As a highly sensitive parent, trying to meet the needs of your baby is relatively easy. But attempting to meet the demands of others is another story.
Understanding and accepting your highly sensitive child allows you to focus on what matters rather than being distracted by what doesn’t.
It is critical to instill boundaries in your highly sensitive child so that they can transform from dependent child to independent adult.