Hi I've got 3 preteens. 10yo boy, 6&8 yo girls. They crack me up everyday. Still learning how to keep my stress levels down. Never been good at it. I've added study to the mix this year, while this is another source of stress, it's given me something of my own. Plus an (early) night out once a fortnight. I heard about ReachOut through a Spotify ad. My son first showed signs of anxiety & depression at 6 yo when we had a hospital trip due to threats of self harm. Hence I'm on hear early. Based on my teenage years, I'm going to agree with an earlier post, NEVER tell a child 'School days are the best days of you life.' I love the relaxed pace of the weekend that can, on occasion see my older two cooperating rather than fight!
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