He's a really good kid, easy to parent, he listens, he's quiet, good at sports, good at school etc.. He's really shy and not very outgoing. The thing is, I would like to help him be a little more dynamic.
He apoligizes to me even when he's not done anything wrong, and he also does that with his siblings. He always asks me before he does anything. Like "mom, can I go to my room and play there?"
He knows he's allowed to do it, but he feels the need to ask.
I keep telling him "it's your house too, it's your room, it's the same rules as everybody else has. If your brothers and sisters are allowed to do it why wouldn't you??" and he says "just making sure".
I have 7 kids and none of them are like that. And it's not like he would be afraid of us because we've never hit him and punishing is normal in my house like "a week no video games" and stuff like that.
How can I help him get a little stronger and take initiative?
Is he the youngest, are his siblings bullying him and you're not aware of it? Maybe his telling you and asking you is his way of letting you know where he is. Maybe its his way to get away from others? I would sit down with him and talk about what's bothering him, sounds like something is. Good Luck.
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