Tag Archives: HS Tips

Encourage a Child to Explore The World ´╗┐and Reduce Their Overwhelm

Highly sensitive children are not only very aware of their environment, but also often overwhelmed by it. This guest post features an activity that is a fun way to help your child make sense of the world around them and … 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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Why This Mother of Highly Sensitive Kids Loves Her Slow Cooker

My slow cooker is one of the best things I have ever bought. And I am saying that with my ‘mother of highly sensitive children’ hat on. Really. Bear with me. It totally saves the day when kids come home … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Help A Highly Sensitive Child With Their Emotions

Twenty percent of children are highly sensitive (HSCs). These children are emotionally tuned into the world around them and have a highly reactive nervous system, which struggles to filter out unnecessary sensory input. They experience their environments intensely and are … Continue reading

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Clarity is Important for Highly Sensitive Parents

I am currently reading Gretchen Ruben’s book ‘Better than Before’ about habits and changing our behaviours. As I was sat reading with a cup of tea in an empty, quiet house (a habit I’m enforcing to help me empty my … Continue reading

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A Story for Highly Sensitive Children: Long Hat is a Hero

Regular readers will already know just how close to my heart a little gnome called Long Hat (or for those of you who know him in Dutch: Langmuts) is. So I am thrilled to share this review of the newly … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Make a Highly Sensitive Child’s First Trip to the Cinema a Success

There are many parents that can┬árecount stories of carrying their hysterical child out of the movie theatre before the film even gets going. And I’m not talking about highly sensitive children. I remember (I think I was a teenager) sitting … Continue reading

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