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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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Make Happiness a Theme of Your Life: 15 Happiness Resources

This month on the blog has been focused on Happiness Happens month. As the month draws to an end I want to share 15 happiness resources with you. All 15 resources will inspire you to make happiness a theme of … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help a Child Turn Their Negative Self-Talk into a Helpful Friend

Negative self-talk is damaging. A critical inner voice that just won’t quit is emotionally and mentally harmful. It’s important not to let our children’s negative self-talk go unchecked. Our inner voice won’t go away. But we can change how it … Continue reading

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How Family Meetings Help Children With Their Worries

We recently introduced a weekly family meeting. It’s a chance for the five of us to sit together undisturbed and talk about the week we have just had, and about the week coming up. Within just a few weeks, we … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Happy Sensitive Kids Community Reads

The Happy Sensitive Kids community is more than 3000 strong, and is a wise, experienced group when it comes to raising highly sensitive children. The book list below is the top ten bestselling books bought by the Happy Sensitive Kids … Continue reading

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How Highly Sensitive People Can Use Essential Oils: Start Your Own ‘Go Natural’ Journey

I embarked a mission more than a year ago to ‘go natural’ in my home. It’s a journey I’m still on, learning something every day, but most importantly I’m more conscious of which products come into my home and into … 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 … Continue reading

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