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Raising sensitive kids


Sensitive kids benefit from having an optimistic and resilient parent that supports them and can teach them how to recognise their own emotional state.   Do you have a sensitive child?   You know, a child who takes everything you or others say to heart; a child who has a thin skin and worries too much, particularly about things out of their control.   Sensitive kids worry about what others think of them. They often sense danger well before others and they see the consequences of behaviours well before their peers.   Is this sensitivity nature or nurture? I suspect the former is the culprit. It has been estimated that 15 per cent of children are born with a more sensitive temperament. That is, a temperament that makes them particularly aware of their surroundings and of any changes that may occur.   Sensitive kids are like mood detective...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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