My 7 yr old ss spaces out all the time. You have to turn off every TV, computer and radio in the house just to get him to answer a simple question. It takes him an hour to pick up his clothes off the floor because he'll get distracted and start playing with something and forget he's supposed to be doing something. He's not intentionally trying to disobey us, but it's SO annoying. It seems like this has just started over the past few months. Do all kids go through this? How can I get him to focus?Answer Question
Answer by Apr1l at 8:44 AM on Jan. 5, 2009
Answer by gemgem at 8:46 AM on Jan. 5, 2009
Answer by Kestrel1 at 8:46 AM on Jan. 5, 2009
LOL, my son is 7 also and is the same way. I just gotta keep on him about things otherwise he won't do it. My mother said it's a phase and ends around 8 then comes the teen years, Hehehe.
Answer by Christine0813 at 9:05 AM on Jan. 5, 2009
How is your sons behavior in school? Is he able to focus in class? I would have a talk with his teacher to see how he is doing. Make a schedule for your son homework time, playtime etc.. Do you think he may be ADHD? I remember my then 10 year old brother would brush his teeth the tooth brush would become an airplane and it would take my brother like 30 minutes to complete this simple task. I use to think what an imagination this kid has but how annoying when your in a hurry. My brother would space out as well take him hours to do his homework. What worked for him was after school he was given a snack, allowed to play for an hour and was put in a quiet area to do his homework.
Answer by mommiedear at 11:43 AM on Jan. 5, 2009
All my kids have selective deafness, they can't seem to hear me when I tell them to do something like clean their room but if I said lets go to McDonalds their hearing suddenly returns.
Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 12:15 PM on Jan. 5, 2009
Answer by Pnukey at 12:51 PM on Jan. 5, 2009
Answer by bi-polarmommy at 2:00 PM on Jan. 5, 2009
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