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Extroverted child – oh I have 2 of these! A few weeks back we talked about caring for an introverted child, now let’s talk about the polar opposite – the EXTROVERT!
I started putting play these tips and it’s so cool to see my extroverts thrive with this advice. I hope it works as well in your family as it has for ours.
Our 2 extroverted children define what an extrovert child is. They thrive when in a group setting, they talk to anyone and everyone (they’ve never met a stranger!) and most definitely love attention.
The definition of an extrovert according to Google: Extrovert: An outgoing, overtly expressive person.
Traits of an Extrovert Child
Here are the traits of an extrovert child.
- Enjoy social situations
- Seek out socializing
- Ability to make small talk makes them appear more social adept than introverts
Here’s a general overview of extroverted kids.
Extroverts tend to be energized when around other people and are more prone to boredom when they are by themselves.
Extroverts enjoy human interactions.
If you enjoy learning about personality types, you will love the Enneagram!
How to Love and Care for an Extroverted Child
Here are 10 ways to care for your extroverted child.
These are super helpful if you as a parent are maybe not as extroverted or perhaps an introvert (it me!)
- Respect their independence
- Compliment them in the company of others
- Accept and encourage their enthusiasm
- All them to explore and talk things out
- Thoughtfully surprise them
- Understand when they are busy
- Let them dive right in
- Offer them options
- Make physical and verbal gestures of affection
- Let them shine
Good news, maybe you don’t need help with an extroverted child, but an extroverted adult. These tips work well with adults as well!
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