Hi @AliciaB and thank you for sharing your experiences- it sounds like you have been through a similar situation with your daughter. One strategy that really stood out to me in your post is the self reflection and taking a step back before reacting. I can imagine that is not an easy thing to do in the moment, but really helped you manage the conversation of drug use with your daughter. I also noticed you mentioned considering a consequence, but also ensuring that the teen understands why this consequence is in place. Young people always want to know the “why”. We would be interested to hear from you @Mumofboys_23 about what your next steps were!
... View more