Tag Archives: Feelings

8 Tips for Moving House with a Highly Sensitive Child

Moving house is a big step for all children – and parents too – but for a highly sensitive child (HSC) the wrench away from the familiar and trusted environment to a new unknown place can hit particularly hard. We … 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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How to Help a Highly Sensitive Child Sleep

A child’s bedtime is for many parents a highlight. That moment when your child falls exhausted into bed and drifts off peacefully to dream land within minutes, giving you a few hours well earned rest before you follow suit. Except … Continue reading

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How to Help a Highly Sensitive Child Who Feels Different

Highly sensitive children typically stand out from other children, even if they don’t want or intend to. By nature they are different, and it is noticeable. The problem is that many highly sensitive children are uncomfortable feeling different. As the parents of … Continue reading

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How Emotionally Honest Should You Be With a Highly Sensitive Child?

How do you feel when someone tells you they are fine but you see signs they have been crying? What message do you take away watching someone say they are happy with a decision whilst their facial expressions tell you something different? It’s … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive Children are Masters at Magnifying the Negatives 

Has your highly sensitive child (HSC) ever uttered “This is the worst day of my life – EVER!”? And it seems like they actually make that statement regularly? Your child is not the only one. When things feel bad for … Continue reading

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Helping a Highly Sensitive Child with Their Worries with a Monster Headband

Take the fears and worries of your highly sensitive child (HSC) seriously. They think deeply. They don’t just read about a monster; they picture it in full technicolour and imagine what such a monster could do to them with those teeth … 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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When Our Quiet Children Get Lost in the Noise of Their Classrooms

How much noise can you work in? As a general rule I write in silence. I find it impossible to pour my thoughts out onto paper surrounded by noise, not even soft music playing in the background. Life would certainly … Continue reading

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7 New Year’s (or anytime) Resolutions for Parents of Highly Sensitive Children 

It’s that time of year again folks – resolutions time! So whilst you are busy anyway here are some tips that could help you parent your highly sensitive child this year. 1. Accept Your Highly Sensitive Child As They Are

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