I got out of difficult situations when many of my classmates didn't because I was smart, and I was lucky, and my parents were amazingly literate and helpful.
It might be helpful to realize, that very probably the parents of the first native born Martians are alive today.
Talking to the parents of older kids was helpful for me, since parents of kids the same age as yours won't admit how horrible their children are.
My parents divorced when I was one year old so I don't really remember any of the details, but luckily my mom does so she's been really helpful.
Seeking the counsel of trusted and respected health professionals can also be helpful in providing parents with some balance for their concerns as well as other avenues of support.
Helpful is the new viral.
Parents don't know their children at all.No one knows anyone, in fact.