Your child isn't growing up in the same world you did.
Many of us can relate to feeling shy and lacking self-confidence as a child. Most of my time at school was spent hiding in the toilet at breaktimes because I didn’t have anyone to talk to. For young people these days, it’s even harder. In the palm of their hand they hold a window showing them what they lack, bullies can reach them anytime anywhere and Youngminds.org found in their 2021 COVID-19 survey that 67% of 13-25 year olds believed that the pandemic will have a long-term negative effect on their mental health.
This world changes faster and is more uncertain. With challenges you never had to face growing up, you worry whether your child will be equipped to handle all that now and the future might throw at them