Category Archives: Parenting as a HSP

Warning: Parenting Can Seriously Damage Your Marriage

When you become a parent it’s no secret that life changes. However, your marriage does too. But with forewarning and hard work you can keep your marriage happy and healthy. Two Becomes Three Becoming a parent is an amazing life … Continue reading

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5 Survival Tips for the Highly Sensitive Parent

Parenting is a tough but rewarding job. If you are highly sensitive then it makes sense to take extra care to look after yourself so you don’t end up frazzled and incapable of giving your children what they need. Here … Continue reading

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Take Good Care of Yourself Too Mama

Mother. Wife. Professional career woman. Keeper of all house related activities. Agenda organiser. School liaison officer. Taxi service. Entertainer of little people. Chef. Cleaner. Toilet scrubber. Financial planner. Event planner. Homework supervisor. Comforter. When it is time to just be … Continue reading

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Some Days More Mother Than Others

It’s already the middle of January and this is the first post of 2018 – apologies for the serious slacking on my part. It’s been that way for a few months now and there’s a good reason: I’m a mother. … Continue reading

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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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