I recently got an email from a mom (who asked to remain nameless) who shared that she was struggling in how to interact with her tween son who was rapidly loosing interest in his desire to hang out with her.
Woe is me — I have been there, and it hurts and it is confusing.
I want to encourage her and all of you moms that is NORMAL and is NOT a reflection on you or your relationship with your son. And I REALLY want to thank my new friend because I got her email just before I was headed to Pine Cove to speak at a Mother/Son weekend and it helped me guide some of what I had planned to chat with the moms about!
There is so much I could say (and did say at Pine Cove) but for now, for you moms I just thought I would share the words that came straight from my heart to this precious mom in my email reply to her: