Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Difference A Teacher Makes for a Highly Sensitive Child

In 2013 we made the big decision to change schools. At the end of my son’s first year in his new school I wrote this letter below. A teacher that gets your highly sensitive child really can make or break a … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive Children and Their Deepest Feelings

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How to Prepare a Highly Sensitive Child for a Medical Appointment

First things first, when I say medical I mean anything from a dentist to a doctor or hospital consultant, optician… you name it. Wherever you need to take your highly sensitive child (HSC) somewhere for the first time many parents are faced with … Continue reading

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Why That Light Bulb Moment is so Important For Your Highly Sensitive Child

My ‘aha’ moment, my light bulb moment, came when my eldest son was around the age of three. His preschool teacher noticed how he watched from the sidelines in school and it took months of preschool before he would join … Continue reading

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10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for a Highly Sensitive Father 

Next Sunday is Father’s Day and if you’re still wondering what to gift that highly sensitive father in your life then you probably can’t go wrong with one of these ten ideas. Dad’s Dadville car track play shirt – dad gets … Continue reading

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The Good Men Project: Raising Men Who Are Not Afraid of Their Emotions

I have three sons so The Good Men Project was bound to catch my eye sooner or later. It’s a website for men and about men. The point of the conversation over there is this, “The Good Men Project is … Continue reading

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How to Get the Best Out of Your Vacation with a Highly Sensitive Child

The summer holidays are beckoning and for many of us that means packing up our suitcases and heading off for a well deserved getaway. If you are the parent of a highly sensitive child (HSC) you may well find the … Continue reading

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