Monthly Archives: December 2014

My Sunday Photo: The Week that Was Christmas

I don’t know about you, but we’re certainly picking up the pieces from Christmas in our house. And that was even though we purposely kept it low key and quiet. We had a lovely, wonderful Christmas Day with just the … Continue reading

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A Review of The Highly Sensitive Child by A Mother of a Highly Sensitive Child

If you are parenting a highly sensitive child then Elaine Aron’s book “The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping our children thrive when the world overwhelms them” is undoubtedly a must read. I guess you could say it’s the bible of parenting … Continue reading

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6 Perfect Gift Ideas for a Highly Sensitive Child

It’s the season of giving – and particularly at this time of year there are lots of anxious, stressed children about waiting for a visit from the man in red on Christmas Eve – and they’re not even the highly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding the Highly Sensitive Child: Seeing an Overwhelming World through Their Eyes

There is still a lack of literature on the topic of highly sensitive children, and finding something that tells the highly sensitive story through the eyes of a child is even harder still. Until now. Jamie Williamson has written a book … Continue reading

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The Positives of Being a Highly Sensitive Child

There comes a point when a child realises they react and behave differently in various situations than their friends do. When that happens it’s a good idea to be ready with a list of positives to counteract the list of … Continue reading

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Happy Heart Kid: Empathy

Empathy is something many of you will recognise in your own highly sensitive children, and most likely something you see in yourself if you are a highly sensitive parent. It’s not something, however, that is easy to give a name … Continue reading

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8 Ways Yoga Can Help a Highly Sensitive Child

Diane Hargraves is a qualified yoga teacher who has been practicing yoga for more decades than she would care to talk about. She’s also my stepmother. So I asked her to share her expert opinion on how yoga can help our … Continue reading

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