Send my daughter to Camp or a Psych?!

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-09-2008
Send my daughter to Camp or a Psych?!
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Tue, 09-09-2008 - 1:19pm

My 8 year old daughter has been incredibly difficult and unpredictable.

iVillage Member
Registered: 06-15-2007
Tue, 09-09-2008 - 4:34pm

Hello & welcome!!

I highly recommend that you check out this site: http://www.thinkkids.org/parents/

Some kids require a different approach. I know because I have one of those kids. :)

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-09-2008
Wed, 09-10-2008 - 12:40pm
Thank you for the recommendation.
iVillage Member
Registered: 08-31-2006
Thu, 10-02-2008 - 12:52am

Hi -- I'm new here tonight and just saw this post.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-16-2006
Fri, 10-10-2008 - 12:51am

I stop by this board from time to time to see how the kids of today may be differing from when I was the same age as well as how my daughter acted in her day.


In reading your post I can see your frustration with your DD and I'm glad that my DD was one of those little girls who was mild and even tempered, - - - - until she hit her middle teens, - then all hell broke out.


Before I retired I was on the Board of Directors of my County's Mental Health Center as well as being on the Board of Directors overseeing a total of 4 other county Mental Health Centers. That in it self doesn't make me a Therapist by any means, but during that time I was able to get a good understanding of how qualified Therapists who work with certain problems of different people deal with different issues. Some Therapists specialize and are