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Name: hema rajanikanth
Date: 2004-04-14
my daughter is 2 1/2 yrs old. she is normal with family members. when someone new especially male she doesn`t talk to them she never lifts her head to see. she refuses to go to play school.she doesn`t sleep all by herself. she has to be made too sleep. can any one suggest any ideas

Name: ramesh
Subject:  shyness
Date: 2004-06-21
Although not a measure problem as the child grow, he/she will become slightly extrovert.....but it really becomes problematic at the time of their school admissions when they are called for interview etc...

Try to make the child independent...and let them have the chance to speak whenever they are asked not reply on their behalf...and leave them alone with new people and watch them behind the curtain........ I think it is the common habit of most of the children to behave girl 1 1/2 years old do the same.
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Shy Kids
It is common among many small children. Try to ask her or know the exact reason whenever she speaks fine. Make her to mingle with other kids whenever possible. Take her to small parties often or take to your friend’s house and make her to play with other kids. This might help her to change the habit.
... - rishabh r [View Message]
Shy Kids
Every parents love their children unconditionally. So, it is very common among all the parents not to force their children to do anything that they don’t like. But, one cannot leave the child as it is because they will never develop a habit of mingling with others. Hence, it is very essential and makes children to speak with other people and feel them comfortable among o... - vishesh shrivstava [View Message]
Introvert Child
Initially try to make her comfortable in a smaller circle of friends may be some one or two then slowly extend it to 5 and more. I’m sure your child will get socialize soon. I heard this idea from one of the parents in my kid’s school Orchids International. Also, take her to some play area nearby so that she gets to play with kids her won age.
... - Stutee Saini [View Message]
Preschool Suggestion
Hello Vidya! It is the right age for pre school. Try to invite some children of her age to your home and conduct small games. Also, I am sure that she will start mingling with other children. My neice started mingling withe others once she started going to school - Orchids International. She was extremely shy before she joined school. Good Luck!
... - Vishesh Shrivstava [View Message]
Shy kids
The child is free and open with immediate memebers of the family and exhibits shyness towards unfamiliar people - what is there to worry about this? It is very natural and I don' t think there is any cause for concern here! After all, he is just being well behvaed in front of others. Don' t worry unduly about such things.
... - Gaurang Mishra [View Message]
Shy Child
It will most certainly help him! After all, he will get to mingle with kids in his age group. If the problem persists, try pairing your kid with a talkative child and it will work wonders.
... - Varsha Tyagi [View Message]
Talk to her pre school teacher and pair her with a talkative child. Also, host parties and events for neighboueing kids at home . This way she would have to kingle with everyone!
... - Rishabh R [View Message]

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