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Shy Children

Does Talking to Adults Tongue-Tie Your Kids?

Christine French Cully | Posted 03.18.2015 | Parents
Christine French Cully

When my firstborn was just a baby, an artist friend introduced me to his children, who were ages 6 and 8. I was surprised and delighted when each made eye contact, said hello audibly and offered a handshake.

The Real Reason Your Toddler Might Not Be Talking Much

Posted 02.06.2014 | Parents

By Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer Published: 02/05/2014 02:27 PM EST on LiveScience Toddlers who don't talk much may not necessarily have a lan...

Stop Calling My Daughter A Princess

Carla Molina | Posted 09.29.2013 | Parents
Carla Molina

I tell them if they like princesses, choose the ones with admirable qualities. Choose the ones that empower them as little girls. None of this putting your life on hold until prince charming comes around.

My Son Seems So Uncomfortable in His Own Skin

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

I can't count the number of children and teens I've worked with who genuinely believed they were stupid, despite being brilliant at something outside of a school setting.

What I Know About Motherhood Now that I'm An Extrovert Raising An Introvert

CT Working Moms | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
CT Working Moms

Now, I have a whole new way to consider parenting her -- a way that is the total opposite of my extroverted instincts.

Why I Dread Putting My Daughter On The Bus | Posted 12.05.2012 | Parents

Believe me, I do not relish my shyness. The only reason I bring it up is that now I see it so clearly in my kids, and ugh, and argh. Crap. Hell. Flargh.

My Daughter's Shyness -- Painful For Her, Or For Me?

Amy Ettinger | Posted 06.14.2012 | Parents
Amy Ettinger

I want my daughter to be "normal" much more than I ever thought. You would think that coming from a family of shy people would make me more patient. In fact, it's just the opposite since I know what's at stake.