Janelle - posted on 03/24/2009 ( 7 moms have responded )
Basically our Katy wants to come and go as she pleases, she works P/T, does fairly well is school, and has active social lofe, including a boyfriend. She is my night owl. I ask her to go to bed at 11pm, she disregards what I say, then she wants to sleep in and miss either part or the whole day at school. When she is home she sits in front of the tv, so I blocked all the MTV/VH1 crap. Today I told her this wasn't going to happen and she threw her, 'Im 18' in my face. I told her to get her butt upstsirs snd clean her room, so she did. Katy came down stairs with a duffle bag packed as she walked out the door she said she would be gone until Thursday., she was staying at her friends. We tried to tell her to stop, she wouldnt listen.
It's her senior year and so much is happening: term papers & projects due, prom, parties, and she just doesnt get it.
This has been my perfect kid who has never been in trouble or given me any greif. Now because she is 18 she is feeling her oats a bit. Her 16 yr old sister reports that Katy said she would be back to get the rest of her stuff on Thursday.
I am a wreck, I want my girl back.
Does every mom go thru this?