02-12-2019 05:05 AM
Your 18 year old sounds like my 13 year old in some sense!! Good for you finding your way here. Parenting is an unpredictable journey and we are very brave for being parents. Love yourself today. Cheers WhaeaM
02-12-2019 09:17 AM
Thank you! I'm trying to keep my sense of humour - but at the moment it's a challenge. I'm also the sole sibling with my brother interstate, elderly parents living across the road, it feels like a perfect storm.
02-13-2019 05:22 AM
Hi again Caroline
I am goinig to start a new thread called "Let's Talk" so if you want to hop onto it . all good.
02-13-2019 12:35 PM
Awesome to see you started that thread WhaemM - here's a link to it .
02-22-2019 10:22 AM
I can see we have a few new members- welcome to the ReachOut Parents forums!
I thought I would tag our new members here so you can introduce yourselves @Anname @Instadad @JessicaAllcott @Xeompho
If you aren't sure where to start, you can make a new discussion topic here to tell us a bit more about what is happening with your teens
02-28-2019 03:38 PM - edited 03-06-2019 11:58 AM
Welcome to our newest members @Jellyfish @Nimmy @jacquiBowden @March and @braddles80
This is a space for you to introduce yourself and get to know other members of the community we would love to hear from you!
03-05-2019 10:15 AM
03-05-2019 12:13 PM
Hey there @queenmama83 - really glad that you found us.
Sounds like things have been tough recently with your 15 yo - sorry to hear you've been having sleepless nights
Do you want to share a bit more about what's been going on?
There are lots of parents here struggling with different things going on in their families - it's a non judgmental space for support.
03-10-2019 10:56 PM
03-15-2019 10:25 AM
Thank you so much for reaching out at such a difficult time. It sounds like your son has a lot going on and is really struggling right now. I am wondering if you would be interested in sharing a bit more about what is happening? You can start a new discussion here
There are also a few topics other parents have started that talk about teens turning to weed that you might find helpful @blondemum has started a topic yesterday here , @workingdad2 spoke a while back about cannabis here and @ihavefailed made a topic here. You are definitely not alone