Is your toddler shy around other people? Toddler shyness is actually really common, but that doesn’t stop you worrying when your usually bold and forceful child becomes a nervous, shrinking violet around others.
It can be really upsetting to witness your little one getting distressed in social situations. It’s difficult to know how to handle the situation and if you should acknowledge it at all. Some parents even start to avoid potentially distressing situations so their toddler won’t get upset. So what exactly is toddler shyness and how should you handle it? Even if your toddler is extremely, painfully shy, don’t worry – we can work through it. [Read more…]