Lately my 4 yr old son has back acting out alot. He will beat on his bedroom windows. Push the 18 month old I watch down. Last night he had a play date and he was pushing that kid as well. Throwing Rocks and other things at him. He also doesn't listen when you tell him to stop doing it he looks right at you and does it again. Now I told him if he didn't stop he couldn't go bowling on Saturday(he bowls in a league). Bowling seems to be the only thing he really cares about. Well he was acting out at me again so I told him no bowling. I told my husband he is not going bowling, now my husband is making me feel like a jerk. He is like just spank him more. (Which btw he doesnt care about bc he has been spanked and he still does the behaviour). Then he says take something else away like a toy, DS does not care I have put toys in the garbage and he is whatever about it. So what do I do? I feel like I am damned if I do or don'tAnswer Question
Answer by kimigogo at 11:25 AM on Nov. 6, 2009
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Answer by goldielock37 at 11:40 AM on Nov. 6, 2009
We do time outs for stuff like that. He would get 4 min. We started time outs at 18 month, works well with both of mine. I would I would take away the bowling too. My mom would throw toys away in the garbage can (she never heard us go get them, wink wink) You might also talk to him and see if there is something bugging him, my daughter acts out with changes in her routine. We talk then she is fine. Another idea is getting some marbles and a large jar. For every good act he gets a marble, for every bad act he loses a marble. Each marble helps him earn rewards. Like extra time with a parent, activity, pick of desert/dinner, watch a favorite movie/ TV, special activity, stay up late, ect. . . Ensure he knows watch behaviors are "bad" and "good".
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