My son is about to be 3 years old and he just won't listen. He hits people, he beats on his 20 year old aunt, yes BEATS on her, throws his tonka trucks at her, and seriously hurts her. One time I found myself saying no 10 times, before he finally put a toy down. I can spank him and he laughs at me...he won't take his nap, I'm scared to death to leave him in the same room with his sister who is 2 months he's already gouged out her face once. His father is in Iraq right now, and I got the 2 kids by myself, I don't want to even go out in public with him, because he throws tantrums, and screams, and bites. He'll take off and go in the kitchen, and dump all my brothers coffee, and just destroys things when he knows its a bad thing to do. I just don't know what to do anymore. How can I get my son to act right? Oh and don't even get my started on potty training!!
Answer by JPsMommy605 at 6:21 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
Answer by stacymomof2 at 4:41 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
Answer by mrseum at 5:18 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
Answer by JPsMommy605 at 6:25 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
Answer by princezzmommie at 6:41 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
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Answer by mamalinzie at 6:49 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
First stop hitting him. Obviously all it's teaching him is to hit. Spend time with alone with him. Like when the baby is napping. And lay with him when it's time for his nap. Try to ignore when he's doing something very bad. I mean stop him but don't make a big deal out of it. Stay calm. And when he does something good, and I mean the simplest thing, praise him for it. You have to get out of the bad stuff being the cause for you to pay attention to him.
Answer by Chrissy629 at 7:22 PM on Feb. 21, 2009
Answer by TuckyGirl at 9:11 PM on Feb. 21, 2009