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Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-10-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By lulahigley
Getting her to help out around the house is...

Getting her to help out around the house is impossbile, she loathes chores, I have enough trouble trying to get her to take care of her own spaces and belongings. I believe homework comes first.
We...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-07-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By lulahigley
Whatsnextmom: yes we have talked with the after...

Whatsnextmom: yes we have talked with the after school program director and he says that they do 30 min of homework time, but clearly she is not doing anything in that 30 minutes or they have too...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-06-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By lulahigley
We both work until 5, she gets off school at...

We both work until 5, she gets off school at 3:15 and stays at the school for after school program. There is a study room there that the kids can use, and some of the teachers stay after on certain...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-06-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By lulahigley
Yes, we still have family movie nights and hang...

Yes, we still have family movie nights and hang out together on the weekends, I'm not saying she grounded to her room 24/7, but when are trying to help her understand her homework, and she cops an...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-05-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,041
Posted By lulahigley
I want to know if we are being too hard on our...

I want to know if we are being too hard on our daughter about homework, grades, and consequences. She is twelve and in the sixth grade. Let me first describe our routine and rules, etc. Then I will...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-08-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,651
Posted By lulahigley
Yes, I agree with you completely. She does get...

Yes, I agree with you completely. She does get up in the morning and throw her bedding in the wash before we leave for work/shcool. But the problem is in the evenings she forgets to put her bed back...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-23-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,651
Posted By lulahigley
Yes she is doing better. I think she has been...

Yes she is doing better. I think she has been enabled her whole life and people have felt sorry for her, too sorry. And also not holding her accountable. We have switched to changing the sheets in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-16-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,651
Posted By lulahigley
Okay so things started getting better once I...

Okay so things started getting better once I backed off a little. She has been doing her own laundry without being told. She started making it a week without wetting the bed and was very proud of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-17-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,651
Posted By lulahigley
We've tried medication and that didn't make a...

We've tried medication and that didn't make a difference. Some poeple say it's biological while others say it's behavioral. I need to get to the bottom of this so I can help her overcome it. The...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-17-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,651
Posted By lulahigley
Help! I have an eleven year old girl who wets...

Help! I have an eleven year old girl who wets the bed. I was waking her up in the middle of the night until she refused one night, and said "You can't make me!" So I bought her an alarm across the...
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