Category Archives: HS Tools

How Family Meetings Help Children With Their Worries

We recently introduced a weekly family meeting. It’s a chance for the five of us to sit together undisturbed and talk about the week we have just had, and about the week coming up. Within just a few weeks, we … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Happy Sensitive Kids Community Reads

The Happy Sensitive Kids community is more than 3000 strong, and is a wise, experienced group when it comes to raising highly sensitive children. The book list below is the top ten bestselling books bought by the Happy Sensitive Kids … Continue reading

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5 Awesome Ways to Use Essential Oils in Your Home

You can use essential oils in a number of ways around your home and in doing so replace the chemical products you currently use with natural homemade products. It’s not just better for us but it’s really easy to embark … Continue reading

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8 Reasons to Create a Herb Garden with Your Children

Getting out in the garden is a great bucket emptier, not just for you but for your children too. There are lots more benefits too. Here are eight great reasons to create a herb garden with your children. 1. Highly … Continue reading

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How Highly Sensitive People Can Use Essential Oils: Start Your Own ‘Go Natural’ Journey

I embarked a mission more than a year ago to ‘go natural’ in my home. It’s a journey I’m still on, learning something every day, but most importantly I’m more conscious of which products come into my home and into … Continue reading

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What Do Mums Really Want This Mother’s Day? Bucket Time!

Highly sensitive mothers feel emotions intensely and deeply, take sleep deprivation even harder than other mothers, and really struggle with the constant noise around them. It makes parenting tough on the best of days. What do highly sensitive mothers really … Continue reading

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How to Help a Highly Sensitive Child When They Face a Hurdle

Highly sensitive children (HSC) have a tendency to shut down when they face a hurdle. That hurdle may be something new or a task they are not certain they can do. Instead of thinking ‘how can I get over the … Continue reading

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