Bullies can make our lives difficult at any age even when you’re an adult—but you don’t have to sit by and take undeserved punishment from someone bigger, louder, or meaner than you. Here are a few approaches you can take. The first option is to ignore the bully. They’re attempting to upset you in an effort to...
Steering kids away from behavior problems and toward making better choices in the future. Remember to balance consequences with incentives, or rewards. Just as there should be consequences for bad behavior, there should also be a list of rewards for good or improved behavior. What to Put on a Consequences List No play dates with friends. School-age kids are developing...
Behavioral problems and effective solutions for 6 - 9 Year-Kids Typical School-Age Kid Behavior No longer a “little kid” and not yet able to keep up with the “big kids,” your school-age child’s behavior is likely to reflect a transitional period of development. By and large, school-age kids are able to demonstrate prolonged concentration and...
Every child faces emotional difficulties from time to time, as do adults. Rarely will a child under 5 years old receive a diagnosis of a serious behavioral disorder. However, they may begin displaying symptoms of a disorder that could be diagnosed later in childhood. These may include: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Symptoms: having trouble focusing or concentrating...
Starting kindergarten is filled with many challenges for little children. Don't be surprised if one day your child announces, “I'm not going to kindergarten.” You will need to provide your child with support as she takes this huge developmental leap Here are some strategies that will ease her transition. 1. When he says he does not want...
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