Episode 241

Raising kids with big emotions can be exhausting. And because we use so much of our energy managing their emotions and behavior, it can be especially devastating when they say things that are intentionally meant to hurt us.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Specific reasons why children want to say mean things
  • Why we can’t take everything they say personally
  • A Long Game strategy that helps kids handle their Yuck maturely and independently


Mentioned in or related to this episode: 

Your Parenting Long Game Episode 210: When Your Big-Emotion Child Is Being Disrespectful
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 73: How to Address Children’s Negative Behavior After It’s Happened
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 53: Having Your Child’s Back: Why Unconditional Support is NOT Permissiveness
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 63: Let Go Of…Taking What Your Children Say and Do Personally
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 234: When Your Child Won’t Talk About Yuck


Understanding Yuck and the Yuck Curve

QUIZ: Which Long Game Tool Will Help Me Most Right Now?

Resource to Support Teachers of Highly-Sensitive / Big Feeling Children


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