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Homesickness: How parents can help their children in boarding school get through this
I recently received an email from a worried parent who told me that after only three weeks at boarding school, her son seemed unhappy and kept talking about missing his friends back home. She naturally wanted to know if this was normal and what to do. Having had a child in boarding school myself, I knew that anxious feeling in the pit of my stomach that comes from being far away. It is not unusual for a student to have ups and downs. Sometimes they call home during the low points, unload their unhappiness on their parents, end the call and then go off to be with their friends. Social media and electronics also make it easy for kids to stay in touch with friends back home.
Parent Interview: Sending Your Child to Boarding School
We've updated the Topics page of our website to better organize and share our expert content. Read more about it here. September in Prep School Parents. Day 5 of my daughter's first year of boarding school and I'm getting text messages a day. Her Dad graduated from the same school and she has visited the school on different fun occasions prior to applying. I know it's still early but it really is breaking my heart. I feel awful hearing her so upset.