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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 1344https://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 1115https://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 590https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Summer Contract12037​​​The school year is coming to a close, and that crazy time of year known as "SUMMER VACATION" is just around the corner.For most famili...6/30/2020 7:02:46 PMThe school year is coming to a close, and ​that crazy time of year known as "SUMMER VACATION" is just around the corner For most families, summertime can be fun, frustrating 2093https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/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 5729https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Appropriate Consequences for Chore-Ditching Teens11767 ​By Luis F. Morales Knight, Ph.D.​As a practicing clinical child and adolescent psychologist, one of the most common complaints I hear from par...8/25/2018 12:39:13 AMBy Luis F. Morales Knight, Ph.D As a practicing clinical child and adolescent psychologist, one of the most common complaints I hear from parents is about how their teens 6526https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Consequences for Teens11783​This information is included in our Guide to Parenting Teens. Click here to see the rest of the guide. Many parents feel that it is impossible...8/25/2018 12:40:02 AMThis information is included in our Guide to Parenting Teens Click here to see the rest of the guide Many parents feel that it is impossible to use consequences with their teenagers 1437https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Handling Outbursts and Avoiding Emotional Meltdowns11817​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Every parent has been there or has witnessed it: You are standing in a checkout line at a department store or garage sale. You he...8/25/2018 12:42:32 AMEvery parent has been there or has witnessed it: You are standing in a checkout line at a department store or garage sale You hear a shriek and the next thing you see is the 2059https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Addressing Problem Behavior Effectively 11824 "There is nothing more influential in a child's life than the moral power of a quiet example." -- William Bennett When it comes to...3/4/2019 4:31:29 PM"There is nothing more influential in a child's life than the moral power of a quiet example When it comes to teaching children self-discipline, the example parents provide is a 929https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Job Cards: An Effective Consequence When Kids Are Too Old for Time-Outs11908​Time-out is a brilliant tool for responding to negative behavior in toddlers and younger children. But how do you constructively discipline your c...8/25/2018 12:44:48 AMTime-out is a brilliant tool for responding to negative behavior in toddlers and younger children But how do you constructively discipline your child when he or she has outgrown 2314https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx