my 5 yr old keeps telling people to smell his butt- he thinks its funny but i really dont know how to get him to stop- ive warned him threatened him and even popped him once- nothings working- he picked it up one day when my sister was babysitting my cousin (who is 6 yrs old) and they came over ( i had to keep my eye on her because everytime i left the room i would come back and find her either on top of one of my boys or straddling their heads) needless to say she will not be coming around my boys anytime soon, i mean cmon theyre 5 and 3 they dont need to be introduced to this stuff- its the exact reason i homeschool- anyways the question is- do any of u have any suggestions on how to get him to stop? he goes as far as to putting his butt into his brothers face and saying it and he even does it in public which is really embarassing- ugh im lost- wut to do?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 11:58 AM on Apr. 21, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
Answer by Laura1229 at 12:04 PM on Apr. 21, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 1:03 PM on Apr. 21, 2009
You don't say how long this has been going on, but I agree with the first poster, it is attention getting and everytime you react he gets attention. Ignore it, and while your ignoring this annoying but harmless behavior, work at finding things that he does right and praise him for those behaviors.
Also if you homeschool he may just be missing having other kids around. I say may because I don't know your particular situation. I'm not antihomeschool, but I have seen some kids who's parents isolate their kids in the name of protecting them. Then I've seen others that are in co-ops and the kids have safe wonderful socialization.
Answer by teamquinn at 1:26 PM on Apr. 21, 2009
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