I’m new in the parish and can’t make any friends at school
Dear Nattie: I am in the 10th grade and I just moved to St. Charles Parish - and adjusting to my new school is hard.
I am always nervous in my classes and I get depressed thinking about not making any friends. I have never really been a "popular" kid and I am afraid that I will be outcast like I was at my old school. Can you help me?
- Blue in Hahnville
Dear Blue: You shouldn't be afraid. Being at a new school gives you a chance to start over and use the knowledge that you have gained from previous mistakes. You need to come out of your shell and open up to new people to make friends. Life is what you make it and if you hide in a shell that's where you will stay.I just want to have fun with my buds
Dear Nattie: I am a normal teenager, trying to have fun and do what I want to do.
I want to go out after school and have fun with my friends and do teenage things, but my parents watch me like a hawk. All they ever want me to do is participate in activites that will teach me something and they always have to know where I am and who I am with. I feel like I have no freedom. Am I over reacting? - Prisoner in Norco
Dear Prisoner: I can totally relate to you and your situation. I'm 16 and my stepdad treats me like I'm 6.
Anyway, it's not that you're not doing teenager things, you're just doing teenage things that your parents want you to do. They don’t want you to get in trouble or get into a situation that you can't get out of. They're just looking out for you. Maybe you should just sit down with them and talk about how you feel.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Due to a lack of evidence, a Luling man accused of killing his father is no longer...
Donated toys and clothes are pouring in for a Montz family whose home was destroyed...
Officials in St. Charles Parish defend their own restrictions on pit bulls after...
The Destrehan Lady Cats throttled H.L. Bourgeois and knocked off East St. John to...
The St. Charles Parish Toy Drive delivered a day of games, food, toys and plenty of...
Police are searching for a man who attempted to break into a St. Rose home and...
Says Dr. Thorson, “We recommend that a child’s first visit be when the first tooth comes in, so we can set the stage for oral health through proper nutrition and hygiene.” Dr. Thorson is on call 24 hours a day. Her office is now open and taking appoint
St. Rose family has lit the way for Santa Claus for last 24 years - 1092 views
Glen Nelson was 16 years old when he first got the idea to build a bonfire for the holidays. At that time, it was supposed to be a small bonfire in the backyard for Halloween.