Tag Archives: Dealing with New Environments

Where Should a Highly Sensitive Child Sit in a Classroom?

The start of a new school year generally means new seating arrangements in the classroom and for a highly sensitive child (and their parents!) it can be an additional source of stress. For most children it matters where they sit in school … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Help A Highly Sensitive Child Flourish in School

If I’d known then what I know now my eldest son’s start in school would have been wildly different. I’m the mother of a highly sensitive child (HSC) and as he grows so does my understanding of what he needs to … Continue reading

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Sending a Highly Sensitive Child off to School for the First Time

As we face ‘back to school’ here in the Netherlands I am reminded how lucky I am that my two eldest children return to school in pretty much the same state they left it last July. They will both have the … Continue reading

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Dealing with New Situations and Places When You’re Highly Sensitive

Ideas for blog posts often come from unexpected and surprising sources, and this one is no exception. Last week I took my two eldest sons to their first Dutch football match. It was also my first time at our local eredivise … Continue reading

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Book Review: Angel Violet’s Magic Wings

Angel Violet’s Magic Wings (UK link here) is written by Bonnie Snyder and illustrated by Alissa Shouts with highly sensitive children in mind. It is aimed at 4 – 8 year olds. I was asked to take a look at … Continue reading

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How to Prepare a Highly Sensitive Child for a Medical Appointment

Ever been frustrated taking your highly sensitive child (HSC) to a medical appointment for the first time? Many parents of HSCs are faced with stressful scenarios. Sometimes there are tears and tantrums. Other times there is a complete lack of … Continue reading

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