My daughter is 11 and she is a bit shy. I would like to see her get involved in ANY community or school activities. I have suggested art classes, sports-every one of them, music, student council etc. and she refuses to join anything. Her friends are involved but she will not. She does not hang out with other children after school because they are all involved in something. We live in a small community and I believe that being involved in outside activities is healthy. She just wants to be with me.Answer Question
Answer by Ruthmom802 at 7:09 PM on Jan. 22, 2013
Answer by WifeyandMom71 at 2:27 PM on Jan. 4, 2013
Answer by lizzybee44 at 1:21 AM on Jan. 4, 2013
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Answer by wendythewriter at 5:38 PM on Dec. 31, 2012
Whatever you do just be cautious... pushing her outside her comfort zone could be disastrous... and have to opposite effect!! Think of her feelings as well. Just b/c you think it's a great idea or activity doesn't mean it's right for her (says someone who works with HS kids, & has for years!).
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