Now the holidays are winding down. Or maybe they've crashed and burned, and you are crawling out. Either way, people are going back to work, and you are probably starting school back up again, or thinking about it. This post-holiday time is a fantastic time to sit back and take some time to simply watch your … Continue reading The Power of Observation
How is everyone holding up? For many of you the holidays are beginning to reach a crescendo, with Christmas a few days away. Maybe others of you are done for the most part - enjoy watching the rest of us run around like crazy people. 😉 My one parting thought before the wave … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays as a Highly Sensitive Homschooler – Parting Thoughts
Not sure why God in his goodness ordained that the stressful season of holidays should come right after the November Homeschooling Blahs (if you don't know what that is I'll have to do a post on it soon)...maybe the holidays are supposed to be soul filling, but as a highly sensitive mom and homeschooler, it's hard to … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays as a Highly Sensitive Homeschooler
I've been so silent here, in part because school has started and things are CRAY-zy, but also in part because I've been soul searching and imploring God for answers to this whole Homeschooling While Highly Sensitive thing. I didn't think I could blog without there being some purpose, some help I could give you … Continue reading This blog does not have the answers
During this crazy summer, listening to podcasts has gone a long way towards keeping me (sorta) sane. It's like having a friend come over to chat...I'm such a listener anyway, these one-way podcasts are very much like how my usual conversations go, LOL. Many of my favorites are not aimed directly at introverts, gifted, or … Continue reading Introvert and Highly Sensitive Podcasts
According to Elaine Aron, author of several books on the highly sensitive personality trait, a person who is highly sensitive (or an HSP for short): is more aware of subtle changes in the environment than others is more easily bothered by intense stimuli: loud noises, scratchy clothes, strong smells is affected more deeply by everything, … Continue reading What is a highly sensitive person?