Tag Archives: Bucket

Yoga is for Boys Too

Yoga is a great bucket emptier. Not just for adults, but for kids too. And that applies to boys as much as girls. Matt Haig, author of Reasons to Stay Alive (UK link here), Notes on a Nervous Planet (UK link here) … 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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Bucket Boxes – Help Your Highly Sensitive Child Empty Their Bucket

Each of my sons has a bucket box in their bedroom full of items they can use when they need quiet time to reset, or recharge. It’s a simple tool they can instantly access. A Highly Sensitive Child’s Bucket Fills … Continue reading

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Nature is the Best Remedy for Busy

When life is busy, particularly as the end of the school year approaches, highly sensitive people often feel overwhelmed. Self care is even more important at these times. Helping our children empty their buckets is vital. Getting out for a … Continue reading

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Electronic Devices and the Highly Sensitive Child

Electronic devices and their effects on children are a concern for many parents, not just those of highly sensitive children (HSC). As parents we are aware that we are raising children in the digital age. Electronic devices and gaming systems … Continue reading

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How to Help a Highly Sensitive Child After School

Parents of highly sensitive children are no strangers to after school meltdowns. It’s common amongst highly sensitive children (HSC). Are you are one of those parents who regularly have to pick your young child off the ground on the school … Continue reading

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Top 3 Happy Sensitive Kids Blog Posts of 2016

Firstly I would like to extend a huge thank you to all of you who have stumbled upon this blog in the course of 2016. Your support, touching comments and contact has been heartwarming throughout the year.

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6 Easy Ways to Empty Your Own Bucket

Parenting is hard. Parenting a highly sensitive child can be exhausting. Parenting when you are a highly sensitive person is draining. And it generally feels uncomfortable for many mothers to look after themselves, to even entertain the idea of self … Continue reading

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How to Help A Teacher Help Your Highly Sensitive Child 

I spent 90 minutes in my youngest son’s class helping a group of seven children make paper lanterns to use for a neighborhood walk after their Christmas dinner. I already had a lot of respect for teachers. I really did. Now, … Continue reading

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Happy Sensitive Kids “I’m Emptying My Bucket” Door Hanger – Free Printable

I recently published some free bucket activity printables to help you and your highly sensitive child (HSC) talk about their bucket – to think about what fills it and what empties it. There’s now a door hanger to add to … Continue reading

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