It’s 8 o’clock p.m. and he’s not only wide awake, he’s excited.
It’s 8:30 and not much has changed.
It’s 8:45. He’s still awake and mildly charged.
It’s 9. Oh my God! When will this end?!
It’s 9:30. It’s official. He is evil. (And yes, he is still wide awake).
I remember the evening after I confirmed that my 4 year old boy could officially be categorised as a “highly sensitive person”, an HSP.
“He certainly has many of the characteristics”, the expert told me. “It is normal that given the way he is wired, he will have a difficult time settling down”, he said.
“What do I do?” I asked in desperation.