How to Prevent After-School Restraint Collapse

two girls with backpacks walking home from school

Parents of highly sensitive kids can prevent or reduce after-school restraint collapse, not just deal with it after school. And in the process, the kids will also learn emotional regulation and skills for meeting their needs.

Help, I Yelled! Have I Done Irreparable Damage?

Some of my most despairing parenting moments have been when I yelled, blamed, or criticized my son, and then felt like a complete failure when his face fell, or his shoulders slumped as he realized he didn’t live up to my expectations. I felt crushed, thinking that I might have done irreparable damage. It’s painful …

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