He has had a rough life his mom left him more than once in his first 3 years, leaving him with his grandparents who didn't teach him right from wrong. She got thrown in jail for having drugs around him and that is when we got him. We have had him of and on for 13 months full time since May '08. I am a SAHM and with him everyday that was an adjustment for both of us: he wasn't used to a mom that wanted him to behave and I wasn't used to a child with such problems. His dad is in the military so, I am his primary caregiver. He started preK in August and at first he did really good but, in the last month or so he has starting acting out, hitting, biting, throwing things and screaming. When I go up there he behaves but, if I am not there it escalates until he is uncontrollable.Answer Question
Answer by matthewscandi at 12:43 PM on Oct. 23, 2008
Get him some counseling. He is so little and so confused, he seems to be acting out due to a chaotic start to his life. His doctor should referrer you to a good counselor. try not to resort to meds unless it is a last resort and the doctor sees no other way. Don't worry about school right now, he can always just start kindergarten with a fresh start next year. I would concern myself more on making sure he has a stable and secure life, and making him feel that way too which may be the hardest part. This will be a long road for you guys he won't wake up one day and feel safe. It will take time.
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