Category Archives: The How

Do You Ask for Help?

Parenting a highly sensitive child (HSC) can be exhilarating and exhausting. It can be a minefield and a maze. Your HSC can take your breath away one moment and steal every drop of patience you have the next. Parenting any … Continue reading

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5 Ways a Highly Sensitive Child Can Empty Their Bucket in School

Imagine a child putting every sound, feeling, sight, emotion and experience of their school day unfiltered into a bucket.¬†What comes home is an overwhelmed child struggling to get their full bucket home before it spills over. Wouldn’t it be better … Continue reading

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Book Release: 101 Ways to Help Your Highly Sensitive Child Empty Their Bucket

It has been a labour of love and a long time in the making, but “101 Ways to Help Your Highly Sensitive Child Empty Their Bucket: Calming Tools During Times of Overwhelm” is now a fact. It’s been published. It’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Push a Highly Sensitive Child: Sleepovers

Highly sensitive children (HSCs) are often the children who don’t look forward to school camp. They are often not thrilled about the idea of staying somewhere overnight without you being there too. But with patience and acceptance things do change. … Continue reading

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How To Find Balance As A Highly Sensitive Extrovert

Are you a highly sensitive extrovert? Although it’s more common to be an introverted highly sensitive person (HSP), you are certainly not alone. I’m delighted to introduce you to Alison (The Little Blog Of Positivity), who’s guest blogging today to … Continue reading

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How it Feels When an Orchid Child Starts to Flourish

Orchids are beautiful striking flowers that need particular care and attention. They are not always easy to care for, but the payback when they have the right conditions to grow in is delightful. And so it is too for our … Continue reading

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How to Manage the Transition to Secondary School

The time comes when a child leaves the primary education system and heads off into the world of secondary education. For any child this is a huge step, but for a highly sensitive child (HSC) the transition can be terrifying. … Continue reading

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