Thanks for your input! He is stealing 'because he loves money and clothes' according to him. He has spent the money on clothes, food, and shouting his friends games and food. Yes I am in contact with his counsellor. Where I really get unsure is about consequences. This time I've decided not to let him go on a school camp, giving the reason that I can't be sure he can be trusted until he's had time to work on being trustworthy. I actually gave him a chance to go - if he took responsibility and started to behave in a good way - but he didn't - said he wouldn't go on camp . Now of course he's sorry and wants to be good and go. I'm freaking that it's too harsh to not let him go but worried that I've always been too lenient and this time I should keep my word.
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My son, who is 14, has been stealing money from me. He has done this a number of times now, and a few weeks ago faked a robbery in his sister's room stealing money from her also. I also found out he was helping a kid ( once off I think) to sell some weed. I set consequences - finding jobs to pay back the money, also doing jobs around home every day for a month, no screen for a week and he's to come home straight from school. He has tried to a certain extent til I found he stole from me yet again. I'm unsure how to rejig the consequences. He is seeing a psychologist next week, has been once already.
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