Five Things I Learned in the First Year – Raising My Highly Sensitive Son

16 Jun

Highly Sensitive Child

This post is courtesy of our Guest Blogger, who will be blogging regularly for our site.. Alanna Casey is a technical writer, turned stay at home mom.. raising an HCS and also expecting her second child, a daughter, in October..

ImageBy Alanna Casey


I’ve known that my three year old son, Liam, is highly sensitive for almost a year now. The signs were there all along, but I didn’t put the pieces together until a few key events gave me cause for concern, and a mom in an online support group had talked about Elaine Aron’s book, The Highly Sensitive Child. Since then, I learned five significant things that I would like to share:

1. It’s not your fault.

At conception, many things are certain about your child, such as gender, eye color, hair color, and skin color. By birth, your child is wired with a specific temperament. Your…

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5 Responses to “Five Things I Learned in the First Year – Raising My Highly Sensitive Son”

  1. brendadronkers June 16, 2014 at 8:14 pm #

    Thank you Mama Naturally for sharing Alanna’s Blog Post. 🙂 We are so grateful for any opportunity to share ways to help parents raise their highly sensitive, highly aware and sensory challenged children. ❤ Brenda
    PS.. May I please blog link swap with you?

  2. Heather July 10, 2014 at 2:22 pm #

    Hi there! My name is Heather and I wanted to know if you would be able to answer a question about your blog! Please email me whenever you get a free moment at Lifesabanquet1(at)gmail(dot)com 🙂

    • adeleyonline July 23, 2014 at 10:03 am #

      Hi heather, this is a re-blog. If you click on the link at the top you can contact the author directly. Kind regards

  3. Jackie September 10, 2014 at 10:17 am #

    Hi! Thank you for sharing this! This really helpful! 🙂

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