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Presence Not Presents: Connecting as a Family in December

December is hectic. But it can also be about connecting as a family. The festive period can also be a time to create focus and plenty of bucket emptying moments! Head over to The Good Men Project to read my … Continue reading

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Is My Son Highly Sensitive?

Is there something you can’t quite put your finger on about your son? Have teachers or medical professionals thrown the words autism, ADHD or ADD around without any of them feeling quite right? Does your son wear his heart on … Continue reading

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Round Hole, Square Peg: The impact of society’s expectations on highly sensitive boys

Sensitive boys that grow into sensitive men who live their lives based on their unique strengths. Sensitive boys who become men who are proud of who they are, led by authenticity. Without masks. Without walls. Unafraid to be themselves. That’s … Continue reading

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Top 3 Posts of 2017 on Happy Sensitive Kids

Just like last year here’s a round up of the top read posts of the year. With no further ado the third most read post this year is this one: How Do You Know When It’s Time to Change Schools? At number … Continue reading

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Raising Children to See the World Beyond Our Doorstep 

It can be a challenge parenting a highly sensitive child (HSC), but many elements of raising HSCs are definitely worth celebrating. Our HSCs notice the details and see the world around them; I mean really see the world around them. They … Continue reading

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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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December is a Time of Giving

However you look at it, whatever holiday you do or don’t celebrate, December tends to be a hectic month. As the year comes to an end it’s a natural time to pause and think about how the year has gone. … Continue reading

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