Category Archives: Parenting as a HSP

Three Steps to Help You Parent Better as a Highly Sensitive Person

If you are a highly sensitive person parenting a highly sensitive child (HSC) then some days you find that your role is harder than others. You are not alone. Parenting is a tough role but doing it whilst trying to keep your … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Parenting 

My eldest turned 10 this week and it dawned on me that I have now been parenting for a decade….. You’d think it would get easier right? Wrong.

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Clarity is Important for Highly Sensitive Parents

I am currently reading Gretchen Ruben’s book ‘Better than Before’ about habits and changing our behaviours. As I was sat reading with a cup of tea in an empty, quiet house (a habit I’m enforcing to help me empty my … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive: Avoiding the Crowds

For as long as I can remember I have preferred to avoid the crowds. Until I realised I am a highly sensitive person I never really knew why, or even thought about why for that matter. As a teenager, my … Continue reading

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2016: Put Yourself in the Spotlight

I had planned to write a blog post first thing this morning, once the school run was done and dusted. Walking home from school I changed my mind. I realised I wasn’t quite ready to sit behind my computer and … Continue reading

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What Should We Tell Our Children about the Paris Attacks?

Bombs around a football stadium. Men shooting people. Eighty people dead in a theater. “I felt tears in my eyes, mama. Other children were crying. I felt stressed.” That’s the message my eight year old came home from school with … Continue reading

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Parenting and Getting It Right The First Time

Hands up those of you who knew parenting would be so hard. Who knew parenthood meant being the expert on so many matters without actually having the experience to back up the expert status? Who the heck knew what being … Continue reading

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