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Sensitive Consequences for a Sensitive Child:
Sensitive children tend to be very self-critical and hard on themselves so often end up ‘punishing themselves’ because they process their mistakes so thoroughly. Therefore parental criticism is an especially hard blow!
Often when we give our sensitive child ‘consequences’ or ‘correction’ i.e. “don’t do that”, “no” or a traditional time-out, it can hurt them too much emotionally and they see it as a huge attack on them, taking it very very close to heart. Therefore they might try to get out of tim...