Rebecca - posted on 10/22/2014 ( 4 moms have responded )
The teacher says that she's been having emotional outbursts when she gets back from breaktimes/lunchtimes and she's been writing in her diary a LOT more lately. I don't read her diary, but she's been spending time writing a lot more than usual. She told one of her older friends, who's 11th grade, saying that she has "fake friends" at school and that kids are mean to her. I found out because the older girl told me that she's been depressed abd that she wants to help my daughter, but my daughter isn't willing to tell much yet. The teacher already has a form paper from the school counselor and that they should meet every week. She's a 7th grader btw but she says no kids HER age ever wanna talk to her. All she has is older friends but she thinks that it's "bad to not fit in". Back in the 6th grade, the counselor said that someone she was texting is in high school and that the high school girl contacted the counselor at HER school that my daughter has issues, then the counselor at the high school e-mailed the counselor at my daughter's school about self-harm??? My daughter is a fun child, no rude talk backs. She's very good with younger kids and is always there for her younger relatives. I'm worried about her ..... yes I knew about the whole texting thing because I monitor her. If she posts anything inappropriate, I'm taking her iPod away for a while and we're gonna sort it out and have discussions about inappropriate behavior online. She's never posted anything inappropriate before, and she only talks to people she knows. She doesn't keep secrets online from me. She calls me everyday when she gets back from school, and I'm still at work. So should she be at counseling because of her upset behavior???