Moms, maybe you can relate. If not, lie to me and say you can relate. My baby and I spend a lot of time together. For hours, I watch as my baby smiles, giggles, jibber jabbers, he makes excellent eye contact, and is engaged in whatever we're doing. Junior is socially dynamic and loaded with charisma. It's like he's dancing and singing, "Hello ma baby, hello ma honey, hello ma ragtime gal!"
Then, as soon as other people are around, his face just goes...vacant. Junior is completely dead behind the eyes.
So, to recap--
My baby when we're home alone:
Baby Robinson in a nutshell: