“Then she called me a…”

-6th grader

Tweens

Middle school is where the rubber meets the road and kids are trying to put it all together. Popularity becomes key and self-esteem, bullying, sexuality, or school-related issues can become overwhelming.

 

Common concerns include:

  • anxiety

  • depression

  • defiance

  • navigating social media

  • developing identities

  • puberty & sexuality

  • homework struggles

 
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This is a time of exciting growth for your child and your family. But life is moving fast! Child-parent conflicts can become parent-parent conflicts. And everything can be compounded by issues like anxiety, grief, divorce, or trauma.