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Highly sensitive children are prone to all the anxieties and
vulnerabilities you’d expect. But what may surprise you is that when
it comes to health, peer relationships, academic outcomes, you name
it, these kids can often do BETTER than their less sensitive peers. On
this episode of Quiet, host Susan Cain explores exciting new
research about these so called "orchid children" -- kids who have more
trouble when conditions aren’t ideal, but in the right environment
really bloom -- and she'll give you practical tips on how to
provide the fertile ground for your quiet child to thrive.
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