My stepdaughter is really acting out, and she has already been placed in foster care by DCS due to her bad behavior, which includes sneaking out, smoking, cutting herself, punching holes in our walls, setting fires, uncontrollable anger, bad attitude, cursing at myself and her mom and generally trying to manipulate us to get her way when she’s here with us.
We went to court yesterday and the judge was pretty pissed at her lack of progress, and basically has given her a month to get her shit together (because she behaves so well anywhere but here at home, apparently) or he’s going to send her to this place in Indiana called The Lagoda Academy, which is supposed to be a teen boot camp for troubled teenaged girls aged 10-19.
She is 14 and we cannot figure out what happened to our little girl.
If anyone has any experiences, comments or helpful advice, it is appreciated.
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Thanks in advance.