“feeling shy” www.artstudioforchildren.com
Q :What is worse than being fed to wolves?
A :Speaking to a group of teenage girls about what you do for a living
ok that is not entirely true but I did feel very nervous when the Head of Guidance asked me to come into my children’s school and speak to 70 teenage girls about the company I started and founded.
I wanted very badly to say ‘no’.
I had classes at the time of the scheduled Career Day presentations. I did not want to embarrass my girls. Their school is their ‘territory’.
My best friend said when she did the same thing at her daughter’s school – 4 boys slept soundly through the whole thing.
I thought about all the really brave things my daughters do and that motivated me.
I covered off my classes, asked permission from my daughters and gave the presentation.
It was hard.
I am not sure I was any good
The inside of my mouth felt like I had been licking the floor under a neglected cottage bed.
But I did it.
And next time will be easier