Posted on 12/29/2021
Q: I have six-month- and thirty-two-month-old boys. The older one—well-mannered, easy going, very affectionate—attends a preschool program three mornings a week. This is his second year there. ...
Posted on 2/16/2021
Researchers have found what many personal testimonies will confirm: most shy children, even the most painfully shy of them, are not shy adults. The progression from introversion to extroversion...
Posted on 3/24/2015
Copyright 2015, John K. Rosemond
Q: Our 7-year-old is very shy. He doesn’t enjoy the sort of social activities, including sports, that other kids his age are generally involved in and...
Posted on 10/7/2014
Q: My 7-year-old son does well in school and sports and has a good number of friends. However, he often allows himself to be intimidated by other boys. He is a rule-follower and is more...
Posted on 7/26/2011
Q. Our 32-month-old daughter has always been outgoing and loves to be around people ... until recently, that is. All of a sudden she has started lowering her head when we get...
Posted on 5/31/2011
Boy doesn't like playing with unfamiliar children
Q. My son will be 4 years old in a couple of months. He is having problems playing and relating to groups of kids in social situations. For...
Posted on 7/20/2010
Lack of playmates worries mom
Q: My 3-year- old son has been at home with me since day one. I'm worried about his social development. He loves being around other children his age, but that...
Posted on 10/6/2009
RELAX AND LET AN INTROVERTED CHILD DEVELOP
Q. My 4-year-old son is not fully engaged when he has a friend over. His twin sister makes friends easily and the difference between them is glaring....
Posted on 12/4/2007
Too many compliments?
Q. Our 4-year-old daughter doesn't like it when we compliment her for a good job or anything else she does well for that matter, including using good manners. We've...
Posted on 9/3/2002
LAY DOWN THE LAW ABOUT 6-YEAR-OLD'S LACK OF EYE CONTACT
Q: My daughter is 6, and I am concerned because she rarely makes eye contact when speaking to anyone. Stacy is very bright, listens well,...