I have a son who just turned 4 last week. I have been struggling for quite some time with trying to get him to entertain himself "calmly" while indoors.
Lately he has been making what I call "yucky noises". He will often growl/ roar at his younger brother. He will also have moments where he gets out of control and runs and laughs wildly. I feel very out of control of these outbursts. I have tried talking to him and also time outs when needed. I have never scene him do this around other people, which makes me believe that he is chosing this behavior. When I ask him to stop doing something he often says "NO!" and then it turns into a power struggle. (this is over and over all day long.
I am feeling very overwhelmed and that I have to keep him occupied constantly to avoid these outbursts. Any advice on handling this?
Asked by Anonymous at 7:21 PM on Jan. 14, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)
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