My daughter is 14 and we found out she has virtually no iron in her body. It would be worth going to the doctor I think as a few people suggested that I should get her iron checked and I thought that wouldn’t be the case. We haven’t solved anything yet as we try to replenish her iron levels but it is a reason why she has lost all her energy. It’s not an easy time. I tend not to worry too much about school because these days you can always get entry courses into uni later in life to follow your dreams. I encourage to do well in school but don’t put pressure on as I feel teenagers have enough to deal with with their hormones. However I have dragged her in a few mornings lately as she is terrified of getting into trouble if she hasn’t completed work. I spoke to the teachers and told them to go easy on her because avoiding school was not the answer. Is it possible that she home schools or completes work at home? I find it hard to find time to spend quality time with my daughter because she doesn’t want to and prefers to hide in her room. She likes roller skating so I try to take her somewhere on a Sunday to get a little one on one time. It must be so hard for you, I guess you need to get her to open up and tell you why she really is not going. I know my daughter would happily sit on social media all day instead. I’m now considering a psychologist. I feel even other parents can help get through to your child more than you can because we are the people they sometimes blame for all their failures. ie yesterday my daughter said she mopes around all day not showered and no one cares. We do care but don’t want to shout or moan at her to get in the shower at 14 you should do that by yourself. I don’t know if I have helped but I hope things improve soon.
... View more