|Dear Abby: Son's clumsiness may have a physical cause|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DEAR ABBY: In short, my son is a klutz — to the point that it affects his self-confidence. He’s different from everyone else in the family.
Is being a klutz genetic? Is it permanent? He’s not doing well academically, either. How can I help him? — PARENT WHO CARES
DEAR PARENT: One way to help your son would be to stop other family members from making fun of him and labeling him as a klutz. When people laugh and ridicule others, it makes them only more self-conscious and more clumsy.
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