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I feel for your mom, you, and your family. "she doesn't have enough time, she's too tired, etc" all that stuff is real - i feel it every day. However, it is not an excuse (we all succumb to it though). Facing those realities takes patience and honesty. Talk to your mother and simply explain how serious your brothers situation is in your opinion. ...
As I see it, you can do all of the following: Talk to your brother. Tell him that you are worried he will make a mess of his life. And ask him if you can help. If he does not want to listen, you've done all you can do there. Very likely he will be unable to escape the influence of his friends on his own. Talk to your mother and father. Explain your ...
First, try to figure out the feelings going on that are resulting in aggressive behavior. Work on resolving that and you will go a long way to solving the issue of biting. Second, when you're in the moment and need an immediate solution, place all the focus on what you do want instead of what you don't want. So "give me a hug (or kiss)" or "give each ...
Well, we've tried something new: When they're about to bite, we tell them to stop and to make a kiss instead. It seems to work pretty well, we'll see how this goes.
My wife set our kids' bedtimes based on their ages. When our oldest was ready for Star Wars, we watched about 30 minutes per night with him after his siblings were in bed. We are very consistent with bedtimes, so the younger kids don't get angry about it.
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