Episode 246

We know that kids who feel things strongly are affected by their emotions. They feel things like disappointment, frustration, and anger intensely. However, kids who feel strongly are also heavily impacted by biological factors as well – factors like hunger, lack of sleep, under-stimulation, and over-stimulation.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • A key difference between emotional and biological Yuck
  • Which type of Yuck we should address first and why 
  • How you can plan ahead for biological Yuck during the holiday season, for less negativity and more positive memories


Mentioned in or related to this episode: 

Your Parenting Long Game Episode 201: Why Children With Big Feelings Act So “Dramatic”
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 222: 3 Questions to Ask for More Positive Vacations with Big Emotion Children
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 221: When You Do Something Fun For Your Child and They Still Don’t Do What You Ask 


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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