Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Balancing Act of Parenting Multiple Highly Sensitive Children

I recently wrote a guest post for the fabulous resource Family Feelings about parenting multiple highly sensitive children. Every family is a balancing act. Trying to meet each child’s needs, as well as your own and your partner where applicable, can be a … Continue reading

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Our Chill Tent

One of the things that is proving more and more important in our house, as my three boys get older and two of them are now at school full time, is a quiet place in the house where they can … Continue reading

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5 Ways for a Highly Sensitive Child to Get Quiet Time in School

School is a difficult place to be for most highly sensitive children (HSCs). HSCs are easily overloaded and the busyness of a classroom is much too much for many. A HSC needs plenty of down time in the course of a … Continue reading

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The Very Inspiring Blogger Award and Nominations

Amidst all the festivities of the last few weeks it was nice to see my name  and this blog included in a list for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award over on Sensitive and Extraordinary Kids. A huge thank you to … Continue reading

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Lessons in Parenting a Highly Sensitive Child: The Art of Acceptance & Closing Our Ears

For the first three months of their lives my three sons cried a lot. My eldest, like clockwork, cried between 7pm and 10pm each and every night. The rest of the time he struggled to settle for sleeps in his … Continue reading

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The Power of Nature

If there’s one thing that works every time to calm fraying nerves and still busy minds it’s a walk in a beautiful setting: the woods, the dunes, the beach. It works every single time. And we are lucky enough to … Continue reading

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2015: Time for the Snow to Settle

2015 will bring about a huge change for me as a mother. October is the month that Mr O, the baby of our family (although, as he keeps reminding me in a stern voice, he’s not a baby), will turn four … Continue reading

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