Shy kids of the world, unite (even if it's quietly).
I really just want you to know what I hope you already know -- that you make an immense impact on the person my child is growing up to be. And she notices that. And so do we.
When my firstborn was just a baby, an artist friend introduced me to his children, who were ages 6 and 8. I was surprised and delighted when each made eye contact, said hello audibly and offered a handshake.
I looked over at one point and saw Colin backed into a corner, trying to be small as possible. He grasped a plate in both hands, on which rested a giant, untouched piece of chocolate cake.
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Wouldn't it be great if people realized that shyness was not a personality flaw that they need to change?