Category Archives: The Why

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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7 Reasons Your Highly Sensitive Child Struggles with Gym and Swimming Lessons

“Does anyone else deal with tantrums, meltdowns or outright refusals to participate when it comes to the weekly swimming lesson?” It’s a common question asked in groups of parents of highly sensitive children (HSCs). Many of us face struggles around … Continue reading

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Can You Spot a Highly Sensitive Politician?

Highly sensitive people and politics. It’s an unlikely blog post isn’t it? But I felt compelled to sit behind my computer after reading a thread in a highly sensitive people (HSP)  group this morning. A video prompted a suggestion that Bernie … Continue reading

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The Very Inspiring Blogger Award and Nominations

Amidst all the festivities of the last few weeks it was nice to see my name  and this blog included in a list for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award over on Sensitive and Extraordinary Kids. A huge thank you to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Happy Sensitive Kids

Welcome. I am so excited to launch this new blog about raising highly sensitive children. It’s a topic close to my heart, a dominating factor of my family’s life for years. I am the mother of highly sensitive children – my three … Continue reading

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