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5 Ways a Highly Sensitive Child Can Empty Their Bucket in School

Imagine a child putting every sound, feeling, sight, emotion and experience of their school day unfiltered into a bucket.¬†What comes home is an overwhelmed child struggling to get their full bucket home before it spills over. Wouldn’t it be better … Continue reading

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How it Feels When an Orchid Child Starts to Flourish

Orchids are beautiful striking flowers that need particular care and attention. They are not always easy to care for, but the payback when they have the right conditions to grow in is delightful. And so it is too for our … Continue reading

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How to Manage the Transition to Secondary School

The time comes when a child leaves the primary education system and heads off into the world of secondary education. For any child this is a huge step, but for a highly sensitive child (HSC) the transition can be terrifying. … Continue reading

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Why Highly Sensitive Children Struggle with Summer Break & How to Help Them

The end of the school year draws close, or is already upon some of you. There’s a collective sigh of relief as school is put on hold for a few months. No alarm clocks and morning struggles for a while. … Continue reading

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7 Tips To Help You Advocate for Your Highly Sensitive Child

We all want our young children to mature into independent, self-sufficient teenagers, but whilst they are young they need us to give them a voice. They need us to stand up for them and communicate their needs. They need us … 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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How to Help a Highly Sensitive Child When They Face a Hurdle

Highly sensitive children (HSC) have a tendency to shut down when they face a hurdle. That hurdle may be something new or a task they are not certain they can do. Instead of thinking ‘how can I get over the … Continue reading

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