May 30, 2012

How to help kids with behavioural problems

All children have behavioral problems and these are the struggles between the children and the parents.  But how to really help these kids! As you can notice, the frequency of bad behavior varies—some always, some severe, and while others less.  Using the steps below will help in lessening the problem and in reducing the occurrence and harshness of the child.


A relationship that is molded in love between the child and the parent is a stable one. Always tell your kid you really love him.  Show it by listening to him.  Spend time to play, teach, and train as often as possible.  Based on the words uttered is the building of a parent-and-child relationship.  The bonding is supported by laughter shared together and games played together.  Forever, a great relationship is joined by skills and values you can pass on the kid.


Good planning is the key to a successful parenting.  Be aware of your expectations so you can plan only for the good behavior instead of the bad behavior. Most problems with children occur during the period of adjustment and transition. Plan to provide understanding to your child, his skills, and temperaments.  Know the many challenges that surround him every day.  Employ direct guidance, instruction, and use those daily opportunities to teach him new skills.  All the time, the child needs to adjust with these struggles in his growing years.  


Response and attentiveness are effective tools to help improve the child’s behavioral problems.  A thorough understanding on how to help children will help your response to improve the bad behavior.  Everything boils down to actions and right consequences.  When the child’s action elicits positive support, the same will be repeated over time. And if his action elicits penalty, it will be extinguished eventually.

Children learn how to make links between their actions and the consequences as long as the punishment or reinforcement is reasonable and logical.  However, parents don’t need to impose consequences all the time. The most enlightening consequences happen naturally.  Parents can create an effective connection when speaking to the child. Explain to him what he did and why a certain consequence is given to him. 

As loving parents, the reaction to the child’s behavioral problems is a strong consequence, whether it’s a punishment or a reward.  The purpose is certainly to shape well the child behavior.  In terms of a parent-child relationship, your approval or disapproval creates a reaction to either punish or reward the child. Certainly, parents can always help kidswith their behavioral problems.


You may also want to read:

  1. How to deal with tantrums?  
  2. Discipline Challenge on Bad Behaviors: Why Children Always Ignore their Parents
  3. Modern Children: Are They Hard to Discipline Now?
  4. Why Children Misbehave -- Bad Behaviors Require Parents’ Non-Reaction 
  5. How to Stop Child's Temper Tantrums in 4 Fastest Ways 

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At August 28, 2012 at 10:37 PM , Blogger Greg Chua said...

I truly like to read your very valuable article and this was a big help to know it for being the good parent towards our child. I will refer this to my parent also. Thank you.

At October 6, 2012 at 5:19 AM , Anonymous Child Behavior said...

It's really nice to read something that can help other people, I'll apply this to my life with my children.

At December 14, 2016 at 6:49 AM , Blogger Parent Wishes said...

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