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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 6403https://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 1572https://www.boystown.org/parenting/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Help with an Aggressive Child3752072/24/2021 8:30:31 PMI have a 13-year-old son who is extremely verbally abusive to me. I have called the police so many times and they refuse to act unless he touches me Thanks for reaching out to the 67https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Our 12-year-old daughter has no regard for us as parents14355Our 12-year-old daughter has no regard for us as parents. She is mouthy, defiant, volatile and manipulative. We have worked very hard with her over the past eight to ten years, trying to get her the help she needs for her anxiety, etc.8/21/2018 7:16:43 PMShe is mouthy, defiant, volatile and manipulative We have worked very hard with her over the past eight to ten years, trying to get her the help she needs for her anxiety, etc 588https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Understanding Bullying 12131 Living with a child who is a bully creates a tense and unsafe environment at home. Understanding what drives a bullying child will help you take ...4/30/2018 5:40:34 PMLiving with a child who is a bully creates a tense and unsafe environment at home Understanding what drives a bullying child will help you take the appropriate corrective action to 1130https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
12-year-old son bullies his younger brother14164My 12-year-old son constantly bullies his 7-year-old brother. We've taken my older son to countless doctors, specialists and therapists, but nothing seems to work.1/15/2019 4:47:22 PMMy 12-year-old son constantly bullies his 7-year-old brother We've taken my older son to countless doctors, specialists and therapists, but nothing seems to work 2010https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Moody Eight-Year-Old Talks Back and Doesn’t Listen14217​​div.WordSection1 {}Whenmy 8-year-old son gets in his “moods,” he talks back to me, doesn’t listen andthinks he can do whatever...5/16/2018 4:17:26 PMWhen my 8-year-old son gets in his “moods,” he talks back to me, doesn’t listen and thinks he can do whatever he wants How do I handle this without losing my cool 1126https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
My son doesn’t turn in his homework and is failing three classes14340My son is 15-years-old and a freshman in high school. PROBLEM #1 -- he doesn't turn in his homework and is failing three classes. Because of this behavior, I've taken his XBOX and phone away, as well as his driving privileges.8/21/2018 7:20:17 PMMy son is 15-years-old and a freshman in high school PROBLEM #1 -- he doesn't turn in his homework and is failing three classes Because of this behavior, I've taken his XBOX and 1669https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Three-Year-Old Acting Out14539 Question: I have a 3-year-old and a 2-year old who are exact opposites. My 3-year-old screams all the time, never listens and only sleeps ...3/4/2019 3:16:08 PMI have a 3-year-old and a 2-year old who are exact opposites My 3-year-old screams all the time, never listens and only sleeps about six hours a night It’s hard for me to get her to 3051https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
What is an Appropriate Punishment for Cursing?14549 Question: My 11-year-old son started cursing about a week ago. When we confronted him, he admitted to it and said it started out of anger....9/15/2017 9:15:44 PMMy 11-year-old son started cursing about a week ago When we confronted him, he admitted to it and said it started out of anger He is a straight-A student and involved in many 4435https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx