As we face ‘back to school’ here in the Netherlands I am reminded how lucky I am that my two eldest children return to school in pretty much the same state they left it last July. They will both have the same teachers for four of the five school days per week, they are familiar with the classrooms they will be in and their classmates remain largely unchanged. It’s a good recipe to start the school year off with. It’s a huge weight off my mind in comparison with previous school year starts.
The fly in the ointment this year is that my youngest turns four in October so he will be starting primary school very soon after the school year begins. And I am already braced for quite a drama as he transitions. But this time I am more prepared, I know more what to expect. I am ready. As ready as you ever can be to send a child off to school…..
“Sending a Highly Sensitive Child to school can be very stressful for both the parent and child. One mama gives some that she learned from her own experience with a HSC.
If I’d known two and a half years ago what I know now my son’s school life would have been easier. I’m the mother of a highly sensitive child (HSC) and as he grows so does my understanding of what he needs to flourish.
My son started primary school at the beginning of 2011. It was a rough ride from day one…..”
To read the rest head over to 7 Tips to Help A HSC Flourish in School.