My daughter, who is almost 5, has untill recently been a pretty outgoing child in terms of forming friendships with other children. For example, pretty much every time we go to a playground she always finds someone to pal around with within the first few minutes. In the past two months, I have noticed that she is behaving in a more shy manner. This is especially obvious at playgrounds, where she is playing by herself instead of finding a friend. I can tell she wants to play with others, because a lot of times she'll ask me to introduce her to someone else. Is it possible that this is just a phase, or is this the age where shyness would start to show up, if a person really is shy. It seems to me, that shy behavior would have shown up earlier, if that is her true nature. Does anyone with older, outgoing children recall their kids going through a stage like this?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 10:30 AM on Jun. 28, 2009 in General Parenting
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