Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dear Society, Please Let Our Sensitive Boys Become Sensitive Men

I think that being a highly sensitive male is tougher than being a highly sensitive female. I may be biased as I am raising three boys but it seems to me that many traits we associate with being highly sensitive don’t go hand … Continue reading

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How Do You Make the World a Little Quieter for a Highly Sensitive Child?

If you are raising a highly sensitive child (HSC) then noise is probably a hot topic in your home. One of the primary challenges is keeping sensory stimulation at a manageable level, and noise is a huge component of this for … Continue reading

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18 Great Books for Highly Sensitive Children

  The giving season is approaching fast and as far as I’m concerned books always make for great gifts to give and receive. Here are some of my and the Happy Sensitive Kids’ Community reading favourites. Long Hat is a Hero … Continue reading

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If Ever There Was a Time to Make a Difference, It’s Now

The blog post I had planned for last week seemed suddenly inappropriate and irrelevant, overshadowed by events. It was a week that shook many of us to the core, even those of us that do not live in or anywhere near the USA. … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Your Highly Sensitive Child Struggles with Gym and Swimming Lessons

“Does anyone else deal with tantrums, meltdowns or outright refusals to participate when it comes to the weekly swimming lesson?” It’s a common question asked in groups of parents of highly sensitive children (HSCs). Many of us face struggles around … Continue reading

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Happy 2nd Birthday Happy Sensitive Kids!

The Happy Sensitive Kids blog is two years old today – I know because a Facebook memory popped up in my timeline. I thought maybe a celebration of two years of this blog is a good moment to reflect and … Continue reading

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