Reply To: Son, Sophomore in High School

Allison Russo

This reply was originally posted by user parentcoachjoyce in ADDitude’s now-retired community.

It’s hard to find the balance between being helpful and being enabling but I think that there is a lot to be said for letting him handle school and let the natural consequences be the “bad guy” instead of you.

Here’s an article I wrote about my opinion (as a former school counselor, parent of an ADHD son and a Parent Coach/consultant) re: how involved parents should be in school stuff:

Just some food for thought.