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Jealousy in a stepdaughter

I'm engaged to be married in three months. My fiancé’s daughter seemed happy about our relationship at first, but I'm noticing subtle changes in how she relates to me and I feel she is jealous of my time with her dad.

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Understanding highly sensitive children

Parents of highly sensitive kids are accustomed to a look of bewilderment on the faces of relatives, friends and complete strangers – a look that says, Surely he can’t be upset over that!

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Helping churches include special needs children

Whether it's a lack of participation in an event or inclusion into the life of the church, both children and parents are hurt when excluded due to a special need.

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Checklist of traits in highly sensitive children

High sensitivity (also called Sensory-Processing Sensitivity) has been studied in kids and adults for over 60 years. It’s not a disorder; it’s simply a temperament type – one that’s shared by 20 per cent of the population.

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Siblings' needs when you have a special needs child

Special needs children simply need more of your time, energy and resources. Still, it's important to help your other children feel you love them as much as the ones who need you more.

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