Tag Archives: Journal

5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Think Positively

Highly sensitive children (HSC) analyse situations in detail; they think deeply about things that have happened and the repercussions they can have. It’s a trait that makes HSCs cautious, that triggers  a pause before acting. Sometimes though a child focuses … 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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A Message For Our Highly Sensitive Boys

Highly sensitive boys don’t match up to male stereotypes. Society’s expectations are causing our boys serious mental health problems. And it needs to stop. What if we teach our sons instead that there is no right way to be a … Continue reading

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Why Journaling is So Good for You

It’s no secret I am a journaling advocate. Search through Happy Sensitive Kids and you’ll find more articles about the power of journaling. It’s not just a good tool for adults, but a fantastic bucket emptying tool for children too. … 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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Mother’s Day Journal Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and now is the time to get that perfect gift sorted out. A mother son or mother daughter journal is a great gift idea, particularly for the highly sensitives out there who benefit from sharing … Continue reading

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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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