Is Your Child An Orchid Or A Dandelion? Unlocking The Science Of Sensitive Kids

Given supportive, nurturing conditions, highly reactive "orchid" children can thrive when tackling challenges, UCSF pediatrician and author Thomas Boyce says, especially if they have the comfort of a regular routine.

Some kids seem resilient from the start, readily able, like dandelions, to cope with stress and adversity. But pediatrician Thomas Boyle says biologically reactive kids need more support to thrive.

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