This is a busy, sometimes exciting, sometimes nerve-wracking time in the life of a high school senior. There are social events and goodbyes, and then the unknowns and adventures of life after high school.
Parents and caregivers are also experiencing their own emotional responses to the knowledge that their household is about to change, and goodbyes are coming. But even within these changes, there are constants, like the relationship you have with your graduating teen. Now is a good time to reach out to them and offer your support as they enter this new chapter.
It’s not always easy to start these conversations, but they can be rewarding. Here are some resources that will help you stay connected to your teen and be a support for them on the road ahead.