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7 Ways Dr Elaine Aron Helps You Parent Your Highly Sensitive Child

Elaine Aron is a groundbreaker when it comes to the topic of highly sensitive people. She’s the guru of the highly sensitive trait. Together with her husband she has pioneered research into high sensitivity. Where we are today with understanding … Continue reading

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Why Pets Are Great for Highly Sensitive Kids

An affinity to nature and animals is a trademark of many highly sensitive people, and that applies to kids too. A pet can provide tremendous benefits for a highly sensitive child (HSC). When we moved house in 2017 one of … Continue reading

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Why Movies and Television Shows Affect a Highly Sensitive Child

Finding appropriate movies or TV shows to let a highly sensitive child (HSC) watch is a common problem for parents of HSCs. Often a HSC will find a movie too frightening or emotional to be able to enjoy it, resulting … Continue reading

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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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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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Highly Sensitive: How is it Diagnosed and Why Does it Matter?

“Did you get a highly sensitive diagnosis by a professional or did you self-diagnose?” is a common question in forums for highly sensitive people (HSP), or parents of highly sensitive children (HSC). What is a diagnosis? According to Merriam Webster: … Continue reading

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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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