"My Daughter's Too Serious"
Q. My 10-year old has a hard time making friends. She is a very serious child who acts mature for her age, even though she's the youngest child in her class. She enjoys being in Girl Scouts, Awana, and many other activities, but she doesn't seem to connect with the other children. They try to get her involved, but she tends to hang back. She doesn't smile and she gets easily frustrated. I really don't know how to help her if she won't help herself.