How do I deal with a problematic child?

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  1. retellect profile image73
    retellectposted 6 years ago

    How do I deal with a problematic child?

  2. Amberlyjessie profile image60
    Amberlyjessieposted 6 years ago

    Can you tell me what you mean by "problematic"?

    If you are concerned about behaviors such as in my hub about behavior disorders, the biggest thing that I can say is that you must be firm and consistent in what your expectations are. If your child doesn't know what you are expecting, they won't know how they should be behaving. It is important that you talk to you child about these issues if they are coming up.

    Another important thing you can do for children is to have them follow a known schedule. This allows the child to know what is next, even if all they know is that they do activity #1 and then they do activity #2. The structure that having a schedule in place can provide to all children, but especially to children with behavior disorders, gives the child a level of comfort.

    If you want to ask about certain behaviors or want some more specific ideas, just let me know.

  3. lanealanea profile image60
    lanealaneaposted 6 years ago

    Seek all possible parenting resources. Resources are available for you as a parent. There are parenting classes and behavior modification techniques that you can learn that will help you immensly. Typically, it is more valuable to start there then to start trying new approaches with children. All children are amazing beings and deserve the chance to learn better ways of dealing with their troubles. You as a parent might be not connecting with what your child is needing and it may be difficult to figure out on your own. Stop now, start reaching out, just like you did when you asked this question and a good one it is. As a montessori director for years and this being my speciality, I could more then suggest to you many ways to deal with a child however; the question would need to be more specific. If you are frustrated, and you cannot seem to find a helping hand, please see my hubs and I would love to suggest ways that could help direct your childs energy in another direction. Of course, this will include building activities for your child. You are welcome to contact me on this for more input. Hope this helps some. Have a nice day and a great question that was indeed. Lanea

  4. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    It really depends on the behavior.  Some parents think it is problematic if the child doesn't eat all of their dinner and then some problems can be truly serious.

    After raising two kids, the one thing I used that never failed me was my sense of humor.  Pick your battles and remember to smile and laugh.  It can be exhausting and frustrating I know.  If the problems are serious, consulting a behavioral psychologist can be really helpful to get some ideas and be sure your responses are on the right track.

 
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