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25 Things to Share With Your Highly Sensitive Child’s Teacher

A common question asked in the Happy Sensitive Kids community is exactly what to share with a teacher about a highly sensitive child. Parents are worried about slapping labels on their child’s heads, or being THAT parent. At the end … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and Your Highly Sensitive Child

“The word mindfulness has become somewhat of a buzzword recently. This is partly because of the rapidly-growing body of research suggesting that practicing mindfulness regularly has physical, as well as psychological benefits,” explains Kate Berger, child and adolescent psychologist. Due … Continue reading

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The Perfect School for a Highly Sensitive Child

Schooling is an issue for many a highly sensitive child (HSC). Traditional schools often fall short of meeting the needs of a HSC either because of space limitations, overcrowding or lack of money and understanding. So what would a perfect school … 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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Top 3 Happy Sensitive Kids Blog Posts of 2016

Firstly I would like to extend a huge thank you to all of you who have stumbled upon this blog in the course of 2016. Your support, touching comments and contact has been heartwarming throughout the year.

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How to Help A Teacher Help Your Highly Sensitive Child 

I spent 90 minutes in my youngest son’s class helping a group of seven children make paper lanterns to use for a neighborhood walk after their Christmas dinner. I already had a lot of respect for teachers. I really did. Now, … Continue reading

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