The Power of Validation

A profound way to strengthen the parent-child relationship

Have you ever had someone tell you that you were “being too sensitive” or “overreacting” to something?

How’d that work out for them? How did you feel about them after they said that?

If someone tells me that I’m overreacting it is highly likely that I will also “overreact” to being told that. So, y’know, probably don’t do that.

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Published by Jillian ADHD 2e MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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