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Any pointers for an impulsive child?

Ways to avoid it? To get her to think before she acts? She get's over excited really fast too.

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:53 PM on May. 4, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Is it bad stuff or good? If its positive, and not hurting anything I would just let her be herself.

    Answer by ABusyBee at 9:55 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • Obviously it isn't good or I wouldn't ask for pointers.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:56 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • LOL Anon... I really can't help you because we are going through the same crap. Sorry. But if you get any plans that work...let me know.

    Answer by Shaken1976 at 10:24 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • Rewarding good behavior and self control can often help when punnishing the impulses does not. It does take a while for the system to develop.

    Also, have you had your doctor evaluate her to see what conditions may be contributing the the impulsiveness?

    Answer by DDDaysh at 1:41 PM on May. 11, 2011

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