Instead of rushing to label your introverted kid as “shy,” normalize quiet moments and restorative alone time.
With kids, there’s no need for small talk. Unlike with grown-ups, being silent around kids won’t feel awkward.
It’s crucial to make time for yourself, despite the around-the-clock needs of your newborn.
Not all introverted kids are shy, but many of them do experience shyness.
Sensitive, introverted kids often go against social norms, so it can be tricky to tell what’s anxiety and what’s…
Being a single parent is not easy, especially if you’re an introvert. But letting go of the “perfect parent” ideal can help.
Being a stepparent is like parenting under a microscope, so leaning into your strengths as an introvert is key.
Show your introverted child that quiet is beautiful and powerful, not an “abnormality” that needs to be fixed.
Some teachers still see quiet introverts as “broken extroverts” who need to be fixed.
Extroverted parents may not understand that introverted kids perceive the world a little differently due to their nature.