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12-year-old son bullies his younger brother431602My 12-year-old son constantly bullies his 7-year-old brother. We've taken my older son to countless doctors, specialists and therapists, but nothing seems to work.1/15/2019 4:47:22 PMthat your kids are still learning what behaviors are acceptable and what behaviors are not acceptable Deal decisively with bullying behaviors by setting limits and intervening early 2544
Disrespectful and Throwing Tantrums at Eight-Years-Old431343​​​​​​Question:Our ​8-year old son is a good student and receives rave reviews at school, but at home he's extremely disrespectful and refuses ...2/7/2020 4:57:47 PMDiscipline Early Childhood Harmful Behaviors Hitting Meltdown talk with him about his out-of-control behaviors and positive behaviors he should use in their place 4873
Teenage Son Cuts Himself, Hates Dad431448 Question: My 14-year-old son has many anger issues, has been diagnosed with ADHD and ODD, yells constantly, cuts himself and burns things ...7/28/2022 6:18:29 PMUnsafe behaviors such as self harm, cutting, suicidal statements or threats, aggressive behaviors towards others or property are not 526
Understanding Bullying 433020 Living with a child who is a bully creates a tense and unsafe environment at home. Understanding what drives a bullying child will help you take ...4/30/2018 5:40:34 PMthe appropriate corrective action to curb this behavior and restore peace to your home lasting change won't happen if you focus only on the behaviors and trying to change them 607
Sex, Drugs and Teens432909When children grow up, they don't always make healthy, wise choices. In fact, peer pressure and the desire to fit in, find friends and have meaning...8/25/2018 12:53:58 AMare not going to ​let them continue these behaviors and that you are willing and able to In terms of specific behaviors, call the police and report your teenager as a runaway if 5506
Self-Harming Daughter430793 Question: My stepdaughter began cutting herself and taking large amounts of Benadryl about six to eight months ago. My wife and I were una...9/15/2017 9:15:37 PMMy wife and I were unaware of Give her the opportunity to turn her behavior around, but let her know that sending her to a group home is an option if her bad behavior escalates 504
Wandering Five-Year Old431474 Question: Our five-year-old grandson wandered off at a school sporting event. His grandfather found him in the boy's locker room rummaging...9/15/2017 9:15:44 PMWhen thinking about the behavior that you are trying to change, focus on the behavior you want to replace it with Early Childhood Harmful Behaviors 456
Cutting and Self Harm: We Can Help432953Our toll-free Boys Town National Hotline, 1-800-448-3000, serves as a crisis helpline for people all over the country. Each year,...4/5/2021 10:17:37 AMhas been a steady increase in the number of communications regarding self-harm behaviors The next step is to find alternative coping skills to replace self-harming behaviors 2330
Stepson Steals and Starts Fires431437 Question: My 12 year-old stepson has always stolen and destroyed things. He’s started fires and flunked three grades in school. Recently h...9/15/2017 9:15:40 PMMy 12 year-old stepson has always young man, stay updated on the current behaviors, help develop a treatment plan to address his behaviors and guide you and his father along your 356
Recognizing When Your Child Is Distressed432901Children are sensitive and can struggle to make sense of events that are traumatizing and deadly. There are common symptoms people experience follo...12/30/2022 7:37:35 PMthumb-sucking, acting out or other behaviors from when they were younger Reduced If your child exhibits these or other concerning behaviors for more than two weeks, seek 812