Thank you everyone for all your great feedback! When speaking to his teachers it seems like he doesn't have much motivation or puts in much effort during classtime. I can't get him to work independently. He has to be pushed into getting anything done. When this happens i remove all electronics but it seems to bring him into deeper isolation. Depression could definitely be a factor and low self-esteem. The articles provided to us here are awesome, and I'm working on enhancing my parenting skills too. Yesterday, we all took a walk to the park and he had a great time. He made a friend at the park, he was even playing soccer with her. Setting limits on gaming/Tv time is something I need to be stricter on. I immediately seen a difference yesterday with a little more outdoor time. He was in a better mood after our walk, even though he didn't want to join me and his sisters initially. In regards, to clubs and sports he can't play any contact sports due to his health but he's been interested in archery. I'll be enrolling him up for some classes they offer nearby. I'm looking forward to counseling to see where this new journey takes us. Thank you all! I appreciate the kind words and positive energy from all you! I'm also an introvert, and I completely understand his emotions. It's just hard to think he has no one to sit with during lunch. I don't want to be that mom that saves him from every situation. I want to raise an independent son who will be able to cope on his own. At the end of the day that's my baby, my firstborn and he's very special from everything he's been through.
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