They're excellent listeners.
Being able to communicate effectively with your kiddo is at the tippy top of every parent's list of priorities. And a huge part of communication relies on listening, a skill that introverts have a serious knack for. "Introverted people are very good listeners," says Sophia, adding that they're particularly good at dealing with kids who are also known for staying mum. "An introverted parent-child combination works wonderfully — the parent doesn't freak out when the child wants to sit quietly in her room with a book."