difficult child. seems to have learned something!?!

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by hearthope, Mar 31, 2007.

  1. hearthope

    hearthope New Member

    He made the decision not to go to the prom, TO SAVE MONEY FOR A TRUCK!!!!

    He was here with all the excitement of girls running around getting ready and their dates stopping by for this a that. Some of the guys are my difficult child's old classmates that are grads this yr.

    I worried how he would handle everything, but he took it all in stride. He laughed and seemed happy for them all. He took many pictures with his sister. The whole family was here to see her off and he was very pleasent with everyone.

    He told everyone about his second job and his plans to save for a truck. He is very proud of himself and I was very proud for him.

    He works everyday and runs to the gym to workout when he gets off. He says he has learned to work through his stress and decisions at the gym.

    I am a very happy mom TODAY. I know tomorrow we could be right back where we were, but today is a good day. The last 2 wks have been good.

    I have no idea what finally made him see the light, but ever since my rush home to "fix" his problems with easy child, he has been a different person.

    I think he finally gave me the straw that broke the camels back and he knew that I had had enough!

    But of course in difficult child land, that may not have anything to do with his changes. Who knows?

    I was certain I would never see the son I raised again, but he has been here the last two weeks and I feel blessed.
     
  2. KFld

    KFld New Member

    Glad to hear he didn't throw a wrench in his sisters prom. I'm also glad to hear that he seems to be getting it. Hopefully the son you raised will be sticking around for more then a few weeks. It is a nice feeling, I know!!
     
  3. ScentofCedar

    ScentofCedar New Member

    You have been blessed, hearthope!

    I feel very happy for you.

    What a nice first thing to read, this morning!

    Barbara

    :smile:
     
  4. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Good for him! :bravo:

    Maybe this is a good step forward toward maturity. You should feel proud and happy for him. :smile:
     
  5. gottaloveem

    gottaloveem Active Member

    I'm glad he is trying. Going to the gym is great, it will probably keep him from getting bored and like he said, it is a great way to relieve stress and bad decisions. Good for him.
     
  6. HereWeGoAgain

    HereWeGoAgain Grandpa

    That's great, HH! Hope it keeps up. I like your attitude.
     
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