Life would be so much easier if your primary school child will tell you that she has a problem in school.
Then you wouldn’t have to put up with the psychological “smokescreen” she creates to disguise her real dilemma, such as complaining of a headache each morning when she leaves for school, or sleeping badly the night before the school week begins.
Instead of coming to you with her worries, they emerge in other more subtle ways.
WHY SHE DOESN’T TELL YOU
There are many reasons why your child fails to reveal directly to you that she has trouble coping with problems in school. This can be because:
She doesn’t realise that these difficulties cause her such distress. Your child probably doesn’t know that the playground rejection by a…