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If, for some reason, it is absolutely necessary for her to remain there, then I would start spacing the phone calls out gradually. Ideally, you would let her decide whether she wants to try to stick it out or come back home. Perhaps she will be more ready a year from now, or more. If you do decide to allow her to come home, and you want to give it another ...


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I would think if you had a 12 YO that is NOT crying the whole day missing her mother soon after being sent to boarding school, you'd have a serious problem. I guess one would just have to be as understanding and supportive of her as you can possibly be. Acknowledge the validity and appropriateness of her reaction. Twelve is very very young to face the world ...


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I'm one of the fellow nerds. I was required to play sports. Didn't work for me. Don't like them, never will. But that doesn't mean all physical activity is out... Sometimes a show can spark the interest he needs to find the activities that speak to him. He likes skateboards? How do you know? Does he watch skate videos? Does he play games like Tony Hawk? ...


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The most important thing in doing sport is having fun continuously. When I was young I tried lots of kinds of sports and i had never found the absolutely right one. Then I started exercising in gym and it was fun and I've had a huge motivation for it and I've been doing it for years now. Just let him try out different activities and do never force him. This ...


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My Grandson is afraid to try out at school, because he is afraid of not getting picked. So we signed him up for basketball, where everyone gets put on a team. I'm hoping this will give him the confidence to try out at school next year! Plus he ll have more skill by then



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