Ladies, I could use some advice. My son has always been my "little buddy". We have stuck together while daddy was deployed and once he got out of the Army, his work schedule has been crazy (84 hours one week, off the next), so we would do things together while daddy was at work. He was my little adventurer. We would go hiking, camping, geocaching, and caving together. Don't get me wrong, I was still his mother and disciplined him when needed. A few months ago, I started giving him more space to be independent. He plays outside with his friends and I am starting to take a step back. However, now I don't even recognize my own son anymore. If I ask him if he wants to go hiking with me, he says no. He is starting to get a smart mouth on him and that has gotten him into trouble quite a bit here lately. Today, I took him to his friend's birthday party that was an hour away. We got into some traffic because there were two wrecks on the interstate and he smarted off about how the party was probably already started and it was my fault. He was grounded for that comment. I just don't know what to do anymore. My sweet little boy is now an 8 year old smart mouth who is consistently smarting off no matter what punishment we give him.
I want this back-
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