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Doing good things in a bad way is "not doing good things." These behaviors are all inappropriate attempts to get attention (age-appropriate, perhaps, but undesirable and worth discouraging). If someone is trying to get attention inappropriately, your best approach is to withhold attention. Try ignoring the behavior. If it persists or gets louder (as it is ...
Oh, my, is this what my future looks like? It looks like the things you listed fall into a couple of different categories so I'm going to see what I can come up with for each of your bullet points: Interrupting: I'd like to think that at the age of 6 he has a pretty good handle on not interrupting, but I also know that it's something kids struggle with ...
I like the top poster's response on providing limited choices. "Do you want to walk or be carried to your room" "No answer? ok then I guess we'll carry you". One thing I noticed is that if you give two choices, my kid would choose the second one 70% of the time at that age.
To be honest, I think this one is house-by-house cultural, depending on whether the behaviour desired is understanding of right and wrong, or obeying authority figures. Spanking is traditionally a clear indicator of an Authoritarian household or organisation, where the key to discipline is obedience; understanding of the issues involved are, at most, a ...
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