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Charlene Underhill Miller, Ph.D.
Dr Charlene Underhill Miller, a psychotherapist in Southern California, working with parents, couples and families. She is a frequent and popular speaker to community groups, a professor, a wife and mother. www.underhillmiller.com
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Sep 11, 2018
Gone are the sweet goodbye hugs at the classroom door. Gone are the volunteer hours in the classroom where I could legitimately spy on my child. Gone are the long conversations with other parents at school drop off and pick up. Middle school is a big and lonely place filled with “mini-adults” I once knew as adorable.
As I think about it, my own feelings about transitioning into middle school may be similar in some ways to my child’s. Transitioning to middle is tough on both parent and child. Here are five ways to make the transition smoother.
Middle school is a big transition for the whole family. Make up your mind to enjoy the ride. Before long they will be driving and then will be off to college. Your goal: Getting them to navigate those transitions and life challenges independently—you’ve got this!