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To worry like he'll about Dr walking home from school

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aboxofrats Thu 06-Nov-14 15:56:09

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NorwaySpruce Thu 06-Nov-14 15:58:49

Yes, it improves.

Usually around the time they start going to the library/youth club/friends houses after school, so you start to worry about that instead grin

Thebodynowchillingsothere Thu 06-Nov-14 16:00:14

Well for me it didn't. My dss ( 25,23) text me every day to tell me they are fine and my dds ( 14/15) text when they reach school.

I am anxious and that's just that.

Does she mind op? If not what's the harm.

wobblyweebles Fri 07-Nov-14 01:35:00

How far does she walk?

Andrewofgg Fri 07-Nov-14 05:34:45

Whatever age they start, DS or DD, you will be nervous at first. All part of the parenting process.

At eight I was walking almost a mile and leading a neighbour's spoilt brat six-year-old!

aboxofrats Fri 07-Nov-14 07:47:01

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LittleBairn Fri 07-Nov-14 07:50:01

We I know my mum did, no mobile phones so I had to call into to see my granny half way. The main thing is not to let her pick up on your anxiety.

WonkoTheSane42 Fri 07-Nov-14 07:54:47

My dss ( 25,23) text me every day to tell me they are fine

I'm sure they don't resent that at all.

CPtart Fri 07-Nov-14 07:59:35

DS11 walks home 25 mins twice a week alone. A third of that down a busy country lane for traffic with no footpath. He texts me when he's in. I do worry a bit but there is no alternative.

DillyDallyDaydreamer Fri 07-Nov-14 08:00:28

My 9 year old walk to and from school with a group of friends (its a 10 minute walk and I have to go the same way with younger dd)it's really difficult but they are good girls and love the independence .does she walk witha friend ?

fibromum Fri 07-Nov-14 10:03:14

Nothing wrong in worrying. DD is 13 and at high school, 5 minute walk from us and I worry, mainly though as she talks to the everyone at school and walks at a snails pace so it takes her 30-45mins to get home and she never takes her phone with her.

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