Monthly Archives: October 2016

How Much Should You Expect a Highly Sensitive Child to Change to Fit in a Non-Sensitive World?

Many highly sensitive children struggle with too much stimuli at once. How far should we as parents go to help them reduce the stimuli they have to process? In Elaine Aron’s words highly sensitive people are: “….more easily overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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How Far Should Parents Protect Highly Sensitive Children From World News?

Another great discussion in the HSK community: this time about news lessons in schools which have an emotional impact on (highly sensitive) children, the aftermath of which parents clear up at home. Just how far should we protect our children … Continue reading

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5 Ways Living Abroad Impacts Parenting a Highly Sensitive Child 

Parenting abroad adds a whole new dimension to parenting a highly sensitive child (HSC). I know I’m certainly not the only one parenting in a country they were not born in (there are at least 26 of us who have … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help You Help Your Highly Sensitive Child

When you are parenting a highly sensitive child (HSC) you may need to do things a little differently. No child comes with a fool proof instruction manual but for a HSC you may find you can throw away all the advice in … Continue reading

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