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How to help sensitive children manage their emotions

How to help sensitive children manage their emotions

Update: 2023-07-20


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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this podcast I talk to Alicia, a concerned mother, about helping sensitive children manage their emotions. This is part of a series I am doing on questions you submitted for my new book on children’s mental health. 

This was Alicia’s question:

“How do I help a sensitive seven-year-old move on after they make a mistake? I have a very sensitive seven year old girl. She likes to follow the rules. However, she does from time to time need some course correction. When I do so, she instantly withdraws, and becomes very quiet and sad, often for a long amount of time. I have a hunch that she’s beating herself up about whatever mistake she made, and I would love some help figuring out how to help her receive correction without being so hard on herself.”

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1:52 Alicia’s story & experiences as a parent

3:45 Why we need to give ourselves permission to be messy parents

6:32 Why we need to let our children know its okay to be a “mess”

11:26 , 14:00 , 21:25 How to use mind management to help your child manage how they feel in the moment 

38:10 How our experiences impact our minds, brains & bodies and t

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How to help sensitive children manage their emotions

How to help sensitive children manage their emotions

Dr. Caroline Leaf