POST-PANDEMIC TODDLER CONFIDENCE
With a few newbies in class recently, we're certainly sussing each other out and building confidence.
A lot of our 'covid babies' are finding new situations and social settings quite daunting.
While many children have already started adapting to ‘normal life’, for some of the children I see, the pandemic is still affecting their ability to cope with new places, people and settings.
I just want to give any parents out there who are finding their little one is still ‘shy’, ‘clingy’ or ‘whingy’ that this is really common and the best thing is to approach new classes and social settings with patience, love, cuddles and support.
Give them a little time to watch, listen and soak it all in. They will start to feel more secure in the situation, build confidence and eventually join in.
Honestly, some of my toddlers were incredibly clingy and nervous when starting my classes, but have come on leaps and bounds since all that was needed was persistent patience.
Our Mixed Moo classes take place every every day monday- saturday. If you'd like to join us but are a little concerned about how they'll settle in, do drop me a message and we'll work together on a strategy to ease them in!