She has had a great year as far as stability goes. She hasn't been hospitlalized even once since her return from the RTC in Texas, which is truly a record. She has been well liked at school this year. But the summer brings big challenges. We can't afford to keep her in sports camps week after week, so the other options are the house, the pool, and the gym.
But the pool presents some major issues. Lots of junior high and high school kids from mostly upper class homes, all in the same schools together, pretty "hip" and Caroline just doesn't fit the mold. So she ends up hanging out with the uncool kids, which I don't actually mind, since the "cool" kids are often already involved in sex, alcohol, and you name it. But there is this boy there among the "uncool" kids who definitely has a crush on her. He has PDD and is 21, but acts like he is about 14 or so. Very slow. Nice, but just too old for our daughter. He asked if she could leave the pool and go to the 711 with her. Absolutely not, obviously. I am afraid that she will be flattered and do something stupid. She wants to hang out there without us but I am just not sure that is a good idea. Too many freedoms.
The gym is better.