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Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | What to Do if Your Teen is Hanging Out With the "Wrong Crowd" 20985 Let's face it, if your good teenager is hanging out with a bad group of kids, it's unlikely that his or her good behaviors will rub off on them. ...8/25/2018 12:58:11 AMsee that although the rewards of good behavior may not be as immediately gratifying as those that come from bad behavior, they are more pleasant and easier to 1505https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | How Can I Protect My Child from the Negative Influences of His or Her Friends? 20761If one of your child's school friends is involved in negative or dangerous behaviors, it's best to clearly communicate your concerns to your child....8/25/2018 12:43:37 AMyou are not attacking the friend, you don't want him or her to use those same behaviors to keep your child safe and direct him or her away from dangerous and negative behaviors 872https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Disrespectful and Throwing Tantrums at Eight-Years-Old 19469​​​​​​Question:Our ​8-year old son is a good student and receives rave reviews at school, but at home he's extremely disrespectful and refuses ...8/25/2018 12:26:07 AMtalk with him about his out-of-control behaviors and positive behaviors he should use in their place 52252https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Sex, Drugs and Teens 20880When children grow up, they don't always make healthy, wise choices. In fact, peer pressure and the desire to fit in, find friends and have meaning...8/25/2018 12:53:58 AMare not going to ​let them continue these behaviors and that you are willing and able to In terms of specific behaviors, call the police and report your teenager as a runaway if 5447https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Self Abuse and Abuse Towards Others 19658 Question: My 10-year-old son has been showing some very disturbing behaviors. In 2004, his dad and I split and were divorced four years la...9/15/2017 9:15:37 PMBecause your son’s behavior includes self-harm in addition to threatening and harming his for you to remain vigilant about his behaviors toward others and himself to try to ensure 889https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Understanding Bullying 20962 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 PMthe appropriate corrective action to curb this behavior and restore peace to your home lasting change won't happen if you focus only on the behaviors and trying to change them 2426https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Teenage Son Cuts Himself, Hates Dad 19710 Question: My 14-year-old son has many anger issues, has been diagnosed with ADHD and ODD, yells constantly, cuts himself and burns things ...9/15/2017 9:15:41 PMUnsafe behaviors such as self harm, cutting, suicidal statements or threats, aggressive behaviors towards others or property are not 2797https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Cutting and Self Harm: We Can Help 20686Our toll-free Boys Town National Hotline, 1-800-448-3000, serves as a crisis helpline for people all over the country. Each year,...2/20/2019 7:50:03 PMhas been a steady increase in the number of communications regarding self-harm behaviors The next step is to find alternative coping skills to replace self-harming behaviors 8177https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Self-Harming Daughter 19659 Question: My stepdaughter began cutting herself and taking large amounts of Benadryl about six to eight months ago. My wife and I were una...9/15/2017 9:15:37 PMMy wife and I were unaware of Give her the opportunity to turn her behavior around, but let her know that sending her to a group home is an option if her bad behavior escalates 1674https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Recognizing When Your Child Is Distressed 20865Children are sensitive and can struggle to make sense of events that are traumatizing and deadly. There are common symptoms people experience follo...11/22/2017 8:21:50 PMthumb-sucking, acting out or other behaviors from when they were younger Reduced If your child exhibits these or other concerning behaviors for more than two weeks, seek 3014https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx