Adjustment to high school - what's normal what's not?
Hello there - my son is a very calm kid but is now starting high school and is having trouble falling asleep. He is overloaded with extracurriculars but I can't imagine him cutting back on them as they seem crucial to his happiness. 3 of his 5 classes are honors (all were recommended, not foisted) and they seem on the edge of too hard for him. I don't want a sleepless stressed-out son. How much is normal stress? I will also add that before puberty, he had social-emotional supports - a boy who cried allllll the time. Puberty seemed to erase that but I don't want a silently suffering child.18 replies