Hugs Are Less Frequent
...which might not be a bad thing because holy cow! Your kid is smelly! Bribe them in to a shower and get them some deodorant, stat. Then initiate all the hugs you want. Our kids might think that they have outgrown hugs, but we know better. The world is hard for a tweenager and they need all the reassuring hugs and snuggles we can give them.