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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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21 More Ways to Recognise a Highly Sensitive Child

So you’ve heard of the term highly sensitive, but you are not wholly sure if your child really is a highly sensitive child (HSC). Whilst there is no definitive ‘one checklist fits all’ there are many traits and characteristics of … Continue reading

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Helping a Highly Sensitive Child with Their Fear of Failure

Perfectionism and highly sensitive often goes hand in hand. And there’s a third element that wangles its way into that relationship, like it or not: a fear of failure. My post Helping a Highly Sensitive Child with Their Fear of … Continue reading

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Help Is On Its Way – A Book Review

I have no idea where I read about Jenna Forrest’s painfully honest book about being a highly sensitive child, but I’m glad I bought it. It’s a fascinating and insightful read into the mind of a highly sensitive child. “‘I … Continue reading

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Is the Social-Emotional Development of Your Highly Sensitive Child Being Misread?

Have you ever been told that your highly sensitive child (HSC) is lagging behind in their social-emotional development? You certainly wouldn’t be the first parent of a HSC to hear this. But what if we look at¬†social situations or emotional … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive Children and Overnight Stays Away from Home

Highly sensitive children like safe, known and trusted places and people. They are often most comfortable in the company of a few and are usually homebodies. So what happens when they¬†stay a night somewhere without their parents or guardians? Well … Continue reading

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