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Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Clear Messages 20675Children are concrete thinkers; they don't grasp the full meaning of abstract or vague words. As teachers for our children, we need to be clear in ...8/30/2017 5:00:46 PMChildren are concrete thinkers; they don't grasp the full meaning of abstract or vague words As teachers for our children, we need to be clear in our communication with them 1217https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | When I give him a consequence, should it be for not making his bed or for throwing a tantrum about it? 19418Question:When I ask my son to make his bed, he has a fit. When I give him a consequence, should it be for not making his bed or for throwing a ...9/15/2017 9:15:47 PMWhen I ask my son to make his bed, he has a fit If your son has a tantrum, give him time to compose himself by using a calming-down strategy Teach him ahead of time ways to 354https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Teenager Steals Dad’s Prescription Drugs 19709 Question: My husband and I recently discovered that our 15 year-old daughter has smoked pot a few times and appears to be exploring drugs....9/15/2017 9:15:42 PMMy husband and I recently discovered that our 15 year-old daughter has smoked pot a few times and appears to be exploring drugs She was sent home from school yesterday for taking 672https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Toddler Is Disobedient and Aggressive 19733Question:My ​21-month-old hits and doesn't listen. If I ask him to pick up his toys, he ignores me. If I ask multiple times, he screams and hit...4/30/2018 5:12:02 PMMy ​21-month-old hits and doesn't listen If I ask him to pick up his toys, he ignores me. If I ask multiple times, he screams and hits me. We both get frustrated and upset when 839https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 2-year-old in the No stage is throwing tantrums and acting naughty 143011Our 2-year-old son is deep into the “No” stage of being a toddler; every time we tell him to do something, or not do something, he responds by telling us “No.” What can we do?​1/15/2019 4:48:30 PMOur 2-year-old son is deep into the “No” stage of being a toddler; every time we tell him to do something, or not do something, he responds by telling us “No.” What can we do 38https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Toddler Is Disobedient and Engages in Dangerous Behavior 19734Question:My 2-year-old ​ignores my instructions and has started doing dangerous things. He’s learned how to unlock the front door, and one day,...9/15/2017 9:15:46 PMMy 2-year-old ​ignores my instructions and has started doing dangerous things He’s learned how to unlock the front door, and one day, I found him outside, running around our 807https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 10-Year-Old Boy Exhibits Discipline and Anger Issues 19366 Question: I have a 10-year-old boy who is doing very well in school. He has excellent grades, and I get no complaints from his teachers re...10/17/2018 1:00:23 AMI have a 10-year-old boy who is doing very well in school He has excellent grades, and I get no complaints from his teachers regarding his behavior At home, it is a different story 14524https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | 11-Year-Old Girl Ignores Mother’s Instructions 19369 Question: I am a single mom of a good 11-year-old girl who is spreading her wings lately by pulling away from family influences and turnin...9/15/2017 9:15:19 PMI am a single mom of a good 11-year-old girl who is spreading her wings lately by pulling away from family influences and turning more to her friends Here is a specific example of 731https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | A 15-Year-Old Out of Control 19400 Question: I need help with my 15-year-old son. I am a single mother with limited income, and I’m out of options. He is a former honor stud...8/25/2018 12:25:33 AMI need help with my 15-year-old son I am a single mother with limited income, and I’m out of options He is a former honor student getting F’s in his four major core classes due to 29856https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Angry all the Time 19415 Question: My son is 14 years old. He is angry all the time, and he won’t engage in school. He feels that all of his teachers think he is s...9/15/2017 9:15:21 PMMy son is 14 years old He is angry all the time, and he won’t engage in school He feels that all of his teachers think he is stupid He is in a special program at school because he 963https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx