01-20-2022 01:03 AM
01-20-2022 03:34 PM
Hi @TiredMumof4 , I'm very sorry to hear about your son - it sounds incredibly stressful not knowing where he is and anticipating the legal consequences of his actions. I hope that you are looking after yourself during this time of uncertainty.
As for resources, Shine for Kids put together this guide for supporting children with a parent or loved one in prison, which might help you to support your daughter. Towards the back, there is a list of support services for families who have been touched by the criminal justice system for each state as well. It can be so difficult to explain such adult concepts like bail and detention to kids - does your 7-year-old ask many questions about what is going on with her brother?
Thinking of you in this difficult time @TiredMumof4
10-09-2022 12:22 AM - last edited on 10-09-2022 12:51 PM by Dem--RO
Hi tired mum,
I feel like I’m reading my own situation. I too have 4 kids- youngest 7 oldest 25 -middle is 21 and my teen 15
It’s such a rollercoaster of emotions - feeling frustrated, heartbroken, angry and everything else in between.
My teen is currently doing the exact same thing -
Running off, breaching bail etc…
Bail will be revoked soon- he will be remanded in custody.
How are you travelling now?
How is your son?
10-09-2022 09:33 AM
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