I Am So Stressed And Overwhelmed With Parenting A Teen

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    Have a 16yr old daughter.

    That I love but has given me a head full of grey hair. Nothing terrible. Additude. Her latest is over use of her cell phone added an additional $300 to the monthly bills asked her to explain, to show us her history on her phone to see if we could find out why her used 10x the...
    suzys suzys
    51-55, F
    Jan 11, 2015

    Both of my kids started out in school with

    teachers commenting on how super intelligent they were. My daughter was an honor student until 8th grade, then in high school barely graduated. My son is a sophomore in high school but pretty much tuned out of school by 5th grade. He was also a gifted athlete through grade...
    BlueIris1962 BlueIris1962
    1 Response May 18, 2015

    I Am Too Involved...

    I will be the first to admit that I am too involved in my teen daughter's life. She is 17 now and I am trying to wean myself out of my addiction to of all things, her personal facebook account. It all started with the best of intentions... When she was a freshman in Highschool...
    waketosleep waketosleep
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2013

    My son had his first drivers ed class today

    and on my way to pick him up I saw 2 accidents, this momma is not looking forward to the upcoming months.
    Knitwhit4321 Knitwhit4321
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2014

    My son is almost 16 and starting drivers ed in

    a couple days, he gets good grades and is very book smart but seems to have no common sense when it comes to social situations and picking friends. I know that I need to let him find his own way but I am having a really hard time backing off. I'd like to hear how other people...
    Knitwhit4321 Knitwhit4321
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2014
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