Parent teacher conferences..... why do they only hear it when someone else says it?
Both teachers said exactly what I've been saying. When I say it, he blows it off, and gets the 'you-dont-like-my-kids' attitude, yet when the teachers say the same exact thing suddenly its action time.
Ss10 has been acting an absolute fool at school. I was against taking him off his add meds, but was told it wasn't my place when the decision was made. I've mentioed it several time in the 6 weeks that schools been in session. I've even gotten into a fight with my own mother who feels that 'as ss's mother' I should have put him back on the meds myself. (dont even get me started on that one).
Some of ss's issues are clearly add related, but a lot of them are him just not caring or trying in he least. But thankfully after listening to the teacher say exactly what I've been saying, he's has agreed that SS needs to go back on his meds. Appt is next weeks, so hopefully things should improve on that front soon.
SD has issues with talking instead of doing her work, and with running her mouth and giving attitude to students and the teacher. Also issues I bring up constantly that he needs to get on her about, but I get blown off. Teacher was telling us stories of what's happening in her class and I struggled to keep a smile off.my face. He always makes excuses or claims I am exaggerating when I tell him how awful his daughter behaves when he's not around. Well, now I have third party confirmation, and he now admits she needs to get her mouth under control. My favorite story was that during the state writing asessment, Sd9 stopped writing, took out a book and started reading. Teacher went over and told her that she knows she can't have books out and to put it away. SD huffs at her, rolls her eyes and begins to argue with the teacher and refuses to put the book away and finish her writing assessment. Teacher says that she finally got SD to listen but that SD gave her A LOT of attitude.
SD version of this incident the day it happened was.... I was reading a book and didn't realize that it wasn't a time to be reading ....all innocent. I doubt he will actually get on her about it, but it was nice to have the validation.