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10 Reasons Not To Call Your Child Shy
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.
Infant-Parent and Child Psychoanalyst; Author, 'Unlocking Pare...
Parenting the socially uneasy child is more complicated than labeling your child as "shy." Your child may be different from you, if you're outgoing. That difference or mismatch with you might make you uncomfortable, but it doesn't mean something is problematic for your child.
Why I Dread Putting My Daughter On The Bus
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.
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