Sticks and Stones My Ass-- What to do When Your Kid Calls You Names, Part 3

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Last week we learned that anger is always a secondary emotion.…

Sticks and Stones My Ass-- What to do When Your Kid Calls You Names, Part 1

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Whether is a*hole, jerk, dummy, or stupid, it hurts when our…

Dogs Can't Tell You You're a Piece of Crap

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How I Became Interested in Animal-Assisted Play Therapy For…

The Highly Sensitive Child, Part Two: Understanding Those Meltdowns

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Some highly sensitive people have likened their experiences to living in a body without skin. New experiences are not inviting, they are scary. 

Feelings Uno

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UNO is a great game to help parents learn more about the emotions…

5 Ways to Tell if Your Child is Highly Sensitive

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Dr. Elaine Aron writes about the highly sensitive temperament…

How to Turn Your Worrier into a Warrior with Validation

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In a previous post I spoke about empathy, and how we can use…