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Dr. James Saccomando
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Misbehaving Child (Overview)

Misbehaving child is a symptom in which a child is not behaving as his parents, teachers, or other caretakers desire him to behave. Misbehaving once in a while is what all normal children do, but it becomes a symptom of a problem if a child misbehaves worse than, or more often than, the other children in his community do.


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How do you deal with misbehaving child without being so harsh?

How do you deal with misbehaving child without being so harsh?

Redirect/ time out: Moble toddlers will certainly test boundries often & require limit setting. Physicaly removing them from activities you find troublesome & placing them in front of toys you want them to use gives them redirection. Stopping their activity and holding them still for 1min/yr (use timer with bell) with release after bell teaches them which behaviors stop their fun. ...Read more

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Dr. James Saccomando
12 doctors shared insights

Misbehaving Child (Overview)

Misbehaving child is a symptom in which a child is not behaving as his parents, teachers, or other caretakers desire him to behave. Misbehaving once in a while is what all normal children do, but it becomes a symptom of a problem if a child misbehaves worse than, or more often than, the other children in his community do.


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How can I reduce the risk of my child misbehaving and humiliating me in public?

How can I reduce the risk of my child misbehaving and humiliating me in public?

Parenting: A child with a behavioral problem is a difficult situation for all involved, specially the child.Just as a tree sometimes grows crooked, a child behavior deviates from normal, a small twig is easy to replant, a young child is easy to correct...In other words seek help from a behavioral specialist asap. ...Read more

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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
monthly
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How do you deal with misbehaving child without being so harsh?

Redirect/ time out: Moble toddlers will certainly test boundries often & require limit setting. Physicaly removing them from activities you find troublesome & placing them in front of toys you want them to use gives them redirection. Stopping their activity and holding them still for 1min/yr (use timer with bell) with release after bell teaches them which behaviors stop their fun. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my misbehaving child has an emotional disorder?

How can I tell if my misbehaving child has an emotional disorder?

Try this: If your child has behavioral problems in other settings, such as day care, schools, friends homes etc, when you are not present this is a red flag.If only with you present, it still is a problem, but less likely to be an emotional disorder. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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How can I reduce the risk of my child misbehaving and humiliating me in public?

Parenting: A child with a behavioral problem is a difficult situation for all involved, specially the child.Just as a tree sometimes grows crooked, a child behavior deviates from normal, a small twig is easy to replant, a young child is easy to correct...In other words seek help from a behavioral specialist asap. ...Read more

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Parenting a Child During Puberty (Checklist)

Be proactive and truthful
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Allow room for growth
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Explore books on puberty at your child's level
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Talk, talk, talk
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Do you think that ADHD is an excuse for misbehaving children?

No but may be factor: Adhd can cause children to behave impulsively and cause disruptions in many settings. It is a treatable disorder for which medicatoins and good behavioral systems can greatly reduce problem behaviors. That said, studies do show that those with adhd tend to be somewhat behind their peers socially, so parents may need to help find the right structure for them. ...Read more

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