THE BIG 3 We Always Hear About
Your child wants to be acknowledged by others but is
unable to step into the spotlight.
Does your child avoid social interaction because:
- She doesn't want to call
attention to herself?
- He worries about being made fun
of because of his ideas?
- She is unable to make friends?
- He worries about being laughed
at or mocked?
Are you worried about your child's
shyness? If so, you are not alone. Many parents fret
that there is nothing that can be done. But research
demonstrates that under the right circumstances,
children can conquer social fear. Our classes will
build a strong foundation of skills to carry your
child into a successful adult life.
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Fear of rejection-
Peer rejection and being mocked can cause
psychological trauma that shapes a young child’s
When called to speak in front of
others, does your child get nervous and
- Avoid eye contact?
- Mumble when speaking, or barely
- Speak rapidly to get it over
- Follow others even if they are
part of the wrong crowd?
- Agree with others without
speaking her mind?
- Play by himself instead of
initiating play with other children?
How many other areas of your
child’s life are potentially being affected by a
fear of rejection? Have you noticed any mood swings?
Has schoolwork suffered? Does your child seem
discouraged about excelling? Does your kid prefer to
be around less successful friends? These are all
telltale signs that your child may fear rejection.
We provide a socially safe environment to turn this
fear around for good. For example, for years now our
leadership class has not only helped many children
overcome a fear of rejection; it has also nurtured a
positive self-image within the children’s peer
groups. This is key. If you want to help reshape
your child’s self-image into a positive one,
Fear of failure-
This anxiety keeps children from trying and betting
on themselves. If a child doesn’t even “attempt to
try” in front of others, it could unfortunately
shape all future opportunities into failures.
Does your child take a back seat to
other kids by::
- Pretending to be sick or sad in
order to not participate in something new?
- Crying if asked to try a new
sport or activity?
- Quitting something before giving
it a chance?
- Saying that he doesn’t like
something before even doing it?
- Blaming others for why she
doesn’t want to try?
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