Posts Tagged ‘Vulnerability’

What Does it Mean to Have a Soft Heart?

In my classes and parent consulting sessions, I talk about the importance of a child having a “soft heart.” This is an intuitive term often used by my teacher, Dr. Gordon Neufeld as a kind of shorthand meaning a child who is able to feel their vulnerable feelings.  Why is it important to feel vulnerable…

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The Sensitive Child who Doesn’t Look Sensitive

Often when we hear a child described as sensitive it conjures up an image of a child who cries easily and often, is keenly attuned to the feelings of others and is physically weak and frail. It’s true that kids who present this way are often highly sensitive, but what would you think if I…

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