My Kid Doesn’t Like School And Will Try ANYTHING To Get Out Of It! Help!
Here’s my question!
My son Jason is 10 years old and hates going to school – he says it’s ‘boring’ and a ‘waste of time’ – typical kid’s stuff I guess.
The problem is that Jason will go to any lengths to avoid attending school. He’s always pulling sick days, which are a nightmare for me as I work full time and am a single mom (and Jason has an 8 year old sister Kylie who also has to be accommodated). But I’m scared of sending him to school in case he is genuinely ill – so he invariably gets his way. He’s very manipulative and knows just what to say to get me to give in.
I just wondered if Casey and Cole ever tried to pull sick days with yourself and Buff – and how were you able to tell the difference! And what are you personal rules on school attendance in general – and have you ever broken them?
This is a little bit of a tricky one because I do understand not wanting to send your kid to school sick but you’re in a bit of a pickle. Both Casey and Cole have, at one time or another, tried to pull this with me so I have a bit of experience. Here’s my suggestion: