Finding Our Unique Voices

May 07, 2022

Quote of the Week

"Everyone shines, given the right lighting." -Susan Cain"

Raising An Introverted Child In An Extroverted World

"We live in a society that is geared towards extroversion. Think about it: a public school system that overtly pushes class participation, a work culture that encourages networking for current and future jobs (not to mention open-plan work spaces) and a society that promotes norms like small talk. [...]

Introversion owes a lot to biology. There’s nothing wrong with your child, they’re just wired differently. [...]

Instead of seeing introverts as failed extroverts, we should begin appreciating their unique strengths and talents. You probably know that your introverted child prefers spending time alone in quiet surroundings unlike extroverts who prefer being where the action is- but do you know why?" [read more]

Reading Corner

Title: Aria Finds Her Voice

By: Sarah Palmer

Ages: 3+

Be the Change

Introverted children are often misunderstood. Their need for alone, quiet time to recharge is seen as a sign of reclusiveness. Here are some cool activities that you can do with your child and explore their world of wonders!