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Dear Society, Please Let Our Sensitive Boys Become Sensitive Men

I think that being a highly sensitive male is tougher than being a highly sensitive female. I may be biased as I am raising three boys but it seems to me that many traits we associate with being highly sensitive don’t go hand … Continue reading

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If Ever There Was a Time to Make a Difference, It’s Now

The blog post I had planned for last week seemed suddenly inappropriate and irrelevant, overshadowed by events. It was a week that shook many of us to the core, even those of us that do not live in or anywhere near the USA. … Continue reading

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Happy 2nd Birthday Happy Sensitive Kids!

The Happy Sensitive Kids blog is two years old today – I know because a Facebook memory popped up in my timeline. I thought maybe a celebration of two years of this blog is a good moment to reflect and … Continue reading

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How Much Should You Expect a Highly Sensitive Child to Change to Fit in a Non-Sensitive World?

Many highly sensitive children struggle with too much stimuli at once. How far should we as parents go to help them reduce the stimuli they have to process? In Elaine Aron’s words highly sensitive people are: “….more easily overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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How Far Should Parents Protect Highly Sensitive Children From World News?

Another great discussion in the HSK community: this time about news lessons in schools which have an emotional impact on (highly sensitive) children, the aftermath of which parents clear up at home. Just how far should we protect our children … Continue reading

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5 Ways Living Abroad Impacts Parenting a Highly Sensitive Child 

Parenting abroad adds a whole new dimension to parenting a highly sensitive child (HSC). I know I’m certainly not the only one parenting in a country they were not born in (there are at least 26 of us who have … Continue reading

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Can You Spot a Highly Sensitive Politician?

Highly sensitive people and politics. It’s an unlikely blog post isn’t it? But I felt compelled to sit behind my computer after reading a thread in a highly sensitive people (HSP)  group this morning. A video prompted a suggestion that Bernie … Continue reading

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