Tag Archives: sensitive

Pre-Teen

After years of being spoiled with a boy who actually listened to his parents (ok, there were still “mule” moments), I am now finding myself throwing up my hands and making comments about pre-teens. Once, frustrated after a long day … Continue reading

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Food Diaries

Food Diaries. They sound so… weight management.  But this is not about eating disorders. Keeping a food diary – for yourself or your loved one – is a good way of keeping track of food and its effects (or lack … Continue reading

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Torture By Hair

Haircuts. They seem like normal, everyday things.  Everyone needs to get the odd trim now and then, and here, in the Florida heat, it’s particularly important. But to our sensitive children, a haircut is not a tedious necessity.  It’s torture-by-hair. … Continue reading

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Tactile Sensitivity: Ack, Get It Off!

Itchy, uncomfortable shirts with giant tags that rub and irritate the neck.  Tight, awkward pants that bunch up and leave creases on the skin. For people struggling with a heightened tactile sense, this can be how they feel every day … Continue reading

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