03/04/2013 05:39 pm ET

I'm Worried That My Social Butterfly Daughter Is Suddenly A Homebody

For years, my daughter and I had the same conversation when I picked her up from daycare. Once the seat belts were buckled and the car was in drive, my daughter would ask, “What are we doing tonight?” The answer might be, “Visiting Mimi and Papa.” I could tell her that we were running to the store or the bank or the pharmacy. We could see any friend or family member in a 50 mile radius. The only unacceptable answer was, “We’re going home.”

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