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How quiet time helps our son to manage overstimulation at age 3

Like me, our son is a sensitive introvert who is prone to overstimulation.

Of course, we didn’t know this when he was born. And we have struggled at times.

"The witching hour" (endless crying between 6 and 10 pm) was an every day occurrence for us when he was a baby. Later, nightmare riddled sleep and even aggressive behavior towards other kids at daycare.

And just the other day what was supposed to be a fun trip to the local fair proved to be just a little too much stimulation…

It wasn’t until I understood more about how introverts manage their energy, that things improved.

In this week’s podcast episode, I talk about how that fun trip quickly spiraled into a screaming mess that had me feeling like an awful parent 😔

But, on a brighter note, that these situations have become rare. That I'm in awe of our son who is managing his own energy already at age 3 by taking quiet time at the day care. And how learning about energy management has helped us through some of the parent challenges that we all face. 

What you’ll learn in this episode:
  • How a fun trip with my son turned into a screaming mess...

  • How insight into energy management has helped me to guide my sensitive, introverted son (and keep myself sane)

  • How quiet time is helping my son to manage overstimulation at daycare at age 3

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This year, I’ll run my program Energy management for ambitious introverts for the last time.

In this program, you’ll learn how introverts spend and regain energy and how to create snippets of recharge in the day to calm overstimulation.

These skills are invaluable for yourself but can also help you to teach your sensitive or introverted child to interact on their terms in a world that’s becoming increasingly noisy.

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