Bashful B-girl

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I thought we were over this. Back when my daughter was one or two years old, she was painfully shy. Faced with new situations, she’d cling to me, not letting go. Now she’s confident, outgoing and adapts well to new situations. Or so I thought.

I guess I should have had an inkling that the “slow-to-warm-up” behavior was back when I dropped her off at sports camp this summer. Even after getting dropped off at day camp for two months, when we changed to sports camp for a week, she clung to my leg. Every day, one of the coaches would have to pull her into the game. But every day, when I picked her up, she’d say camp was “Great!” read more