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Two Writing Teachers
Now that spring has almost sprung, poms season has finished. She has more down time. More time to think and text and chat. She spent two weeks feeling down and dark. Her grades slipped, she felt alone, she didn't know why.
We attended a meeting a school. Talked about more providing academic challenges. Discussed changing a few things so her peer group would be mixed. She needs positive, goal-minded people around her.
This week she's been more positive, more willing to try new activities - those usually out of her comfort zone. She's mentioning new friends. Girls that are in band, and involved in the community. Girls that accept her silly, upbeat nature and don't call her weird.
I'm hoping my youngest will continue to find the right people for her circle of friends. She is a loyal friend, but she continues to be let down and sometimes shunned by others.
I truly hope her new friendships bloom, and she will grow from her experiences.