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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" 178356 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 980https://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 176764​​​​​​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 37301https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Sex, Drugs and Teens 178253When 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 3797https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Understanding Bullying 178334 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 1911https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Teenage Son Cuts Himself, Hates Dad 176990 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 2259https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Wandering Five-Year Old 177031 Question: Our five-year-old grandson wandered off at a school sporting event. His grandfather found him in the boy's locker room rummaging...9/15/2017 9:15:44 PMWhen thinking about the behavior that you are trying to change, focus on the behavior you want to replace it with 885https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | Self-Harming Daughter 176939 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 1392https://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 178238Children 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 2367https://www.boystown.org/parenting/article/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | High School Athlete Smoking Pot 176821Question:Do you have any advice to ​stop our 17-year-old (he’s almost 18) from smoking weed? He is a junior in high school. He was an athlete a...9/15/2017 9:15:46 PMDo you have any advice to ​stop our 17-year-old (he’s almost 18) from smoking weed In today’s world, technology seems to be a big motivator to change behaviors 549https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
Boys Town: Saving Children, Healing Families, Parenting Tips | When Does Play Fighting Go Too Far? 177041 Question: I caught my son and his good friend fighting together recently. They were choking each other and calling one another names. Shou...9/15/2017 9:15:45 PMIf it is a good behavior, such ​as sharing or caring, we should describe the behavior and relate it to a specific skill that Practice the good behavior 389https://www.boystown.org/parenting/questions-and-answers/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx