Teenaged son refusing to get up to go to college in the mornings -- any seasoned parents with words of wisdom?

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PurtyDarnFine Thu 06-Dec-12 22:03:39

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flow4 Fri 07-Dec-12 20:21:02

Purty, I had this problem with DS for 2-3 years. The most successful tactics were (a) disengaging, as brighter suggests ( "Right, well it's up to you... but if you don't go, X,Y and Z will happen" ) and (b) paying him (£2/day if he attended, no other cash during term-time - it worked for over a year).

There is some more discussion/advice on these threads:
www.mumsnet.com/Talk/teenagers/1616027-Anyone-elses-teen-not-made-it-to-school-college-today
www.mumsnet.com/Talk/teenagers/1588526-Underperforming-17-yr-Son

Good luck smile

PurtyDarnFine Fri 07-Dec-12 21:22:29

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PurtyDarnFine Fri 07-Dec-12 21:24:53

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