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What do you do when your child's attitude is out of control?

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Asked by vlester at 5:14 PM on Sep. 15, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Ground him from everything except cleaning the house.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 5:17 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Send him to his room until he can calm down.

    Answer by ceallaigh at 5:23 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • How old?

    Answer by MomToBeISaMom at 5:33 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Well he is 4 so there is not much I can do... he could care less if I take toys away or tv. I even tried a sticker chart and he gave up after a week. Maybe older kids are easier?

    Answer by mslksdh at 5:33 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • I had to find that certain thing that 'gets' him and use it against him. lol. Terrible, I know, but hey, you do what you gotta do, right?

    Answer by miraclebabymine at 5:39 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Time out or I take things away (computer games-toys-favorite show).

    Answer by KairisMama at 5:43 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • @MomToBeISaMom Its just random, any age

    But yea I take away my son's favorite toys, and he is 9

    Comment by vlester (original poster) at 6:08 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Ground him

    Answer by missgwen at 9:03 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • To answer the random question - my daughter is almost three, so I put her in time out, and sometimes ask her to count to 20 so that she will calm down. I then stop and talk to her. I've found that sometimes she's just tired or frustrated, and she hasn't figured out how to calmly display that.

    For an older kid, well, it would depend on the level of attitude he/she displays.  :)


    Answer by MomToBeISaMom at 9:26 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

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