I am at my wits end with my son!! He is a well behaved 6 year old when he's home, during sports activities, etc..when me and dh are around. In school/camp its another story! He is constantly picking up bad words and using them in school!! Never at home...he also disobeys teachers and staff! While he is getting better the issue is still there. We have punished, talked, spanked, etc. He shows remorse, apologizes, etc. I just need some mature advice. Remember this is at school/camp only! ThanksAnswer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 6:58 PM on Jul. 10, 2009 in General Parenting
Answer by stepmom929 at 7:04 PM on Jul. 10, 2009
Answer by stepmom929 at 7:07 PM on Jul. 10, 2009
Answer by Emuu at 7:14 PM on Jul. 10, 2009
I agree with the first two posts that boredom could be causing him to misbehave.
However, if he's an only child the change may be because when he is interacting with other kids his behavior is different. Kids act very differently in different settings. You could ask to observe him at school or ask the teacher to keep an anecdotal record of exactly how he is misbehaving. That might help you get a better handle on it.
Answer by MAUREEN55 at 7:42 PM on Jul. 10, 2009
Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:49 PM on Jul. 10, 2009