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What to Do if Your Quaran Teenager Leaves Home Without Permission88984/24/2020 2:53:50 PMLife has likely drastically changed for you and your teenager as a result of the coronavirus pandemic School has moved to online and virtual platforms, proms, sports and 2178https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How to Get Your Child to Listen and Follow Directions37064Poor listening is one of the most common concerns expressed by parents. Parents can help get their children to listen the first time by making a few simple changes in the way you teach and give commands.3/9/2020 8:21:23 PMStay calm Be direct State commands positively Give one command at a time Give age-appropriate instructions Give brief reasons Be physically present Ask the child to repeat 4481https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
How to Get Your Child to Stop Whining370663/5/2020 3:29:16 PMPoint out to children that they are whining Never give children what they want when they are whining The best way to respond when children are whining is to say you don’t 1190https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Our 5-Year-Old Terror14356 Question: This morning I woke up to my little girl giving me kisses and wishing me a good morning. We lay in bed together for a few minute...9/15/2017 9:15:35 PMThis morning I woke up to my little girl giving me kisses and wishing me a good morning We lay in bed together for a few minutes reading books and I thought, “Yay 929https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Out-of-Control, Bipolar Pre-Teen 14360 Question: My 12 year-old son has bipolar disorder, is defiant, doesn’t follow rules or directions, gets angry easily and overall has numer...8/25/2018 12:28:33 AMMy 12 year-old son has bipolar disorder, is defiant, doesn’t follow rules or directions, gets angry easily and overall has numerous behavioral issues It can be common for their 1414https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
You Disagree With Your Child’s Parenting Style14557 Question: My daughter will ask her 5-year-old son to do something, and then if he doesn't do it she'll ask him again followed by, "If...9/15/2017 9:15:45 PMMy daughter will ask her 5-year-old son to do something, and then if he doesn't do it she'll ask him again followed by, "If you won't listen to me, I am going to take away your 353https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Help with Stealing Behaviors49432/24/2021 8:32:23 PMOutside of figuring out the reason why, do you have any ideas for a good way to deal with or give consequences to an 8-year-old boy who steals things in the house from others when 82https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Risky Online Behavior49572/24/2021 8:31:58 PMI have a fourteen-year-old daughter who is participating in risky behavior online This is the fourth time in the last year that this has been a problem She has been in therapy ever 57https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
3 Things To Do If Your Child Leaves Home Without Permission11754​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure your child’s safety.  So, remember to build parental authority. I...9/20/2017 1:47:40 PMAs a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure your child’s safety So, remember to build parental ​​authority If your child leaves home without permission, he is technically a 15323https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
5 Steps to Maintaining - Or Regaining - Parental Authority with Teens11755​​​​​If you have an older child, you can't simply walk (or carry) him to time-out or physically confine him to his room when you have to give a con...9/22/2017 8:32:08 PMIf you have an older child, you can't simply walk (or carry) him to time-out or physically confine him to his room when you have to give a consequence for negative behavior like 2520https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx