Defining the Spirited Child

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Do you have a SPIRITED child? You know; the ones that don’t seem to fit into the ‘norm’. The ones with the loud voices, bouncing bodies and emotions like roller-coasters? If you’re finding your child difficult to parent, chances are you do have a … [Read more...]

The Highly Sensitive Child

The Highly Sensitive Child

The highly sensitive child has a much lower sensory threshold than most and FEELS everything more intensely! Tags on clothes, seams in socks, loud noises and bright lights can make the sensitive child very overwhelmed. These children also feel … [Read more...]

The Persistent Child

The Persistent Child

Persistence is the main trait that causes power struggles between parent and child. They push more than most kids and never give up! You may have described your persistent child in the past as ‘determined’ and ‘strong-willed’ or ‘demanding’. Ignoring … [Read more...]

The Distracted Child

Distracted Child

Do you have a child who doesn't seem to listen? One who seems so easily distracted by what is going on around him/her? Distracted children ARE listening, they are just so perceptive of their environment, that they seem to pick up on every little … [Read more...]

The Moody Child

The Moody Child

With a moody child, it can feel like a dark cloud has descended over your home. Everyone is happy and then one comment or look from your spirited moody child can bring the whole atmosphere of the home down. ‘Just put a smile on your face!’ or ‘Why … [Read more...]

The Inflexible Child

The Inflexible Child

Transitions can be very hard for the inflexible child. Sudden changes in routine can send them into fight, flight or freeze. Flexibility or adaptability refers to how long it takes a child to adjust to change. If your child is regularly resistant to … [Read more...]

The Active Child

The Active Child

If you have an active child, you certainly know it! An active child doesn't walk, he runs – EVERYWHERE! These children are always falling out of their chairs and rolling around on the floor, just staying seated to eat a meal can be extremely … [Read more...]