Coming up with consequences for kids is not always easy. Especially when you’re in the heat of the moment and you just need your kids to do what you ask! You need to find something that works and stick to it..
#Infographic with physical, social, cognitive, and emotional norms for #firstgrade. Awesome info! Often caught between being little and wanting to feel “big”, first grade can be a challenging time. For many, it’s the first time that learning becomes somewhat difficult. Children who expressed confidence in kindergarten may display new anxieties and self-confidence issues
Defiant people have fought revolutions, marched for civil rights, started businesses, and molded the world we live in. If those before us simply accepted everything as it was, many of the rights and privileges we enjoy today would not be available to us. Be thankful for the defiant people in your life and don’t write off your difficult kids; just figure out ways to harness their “power” for good!
Because these kids spend much of their time seemingly in disobedience, it’s imperative parents develop a system for determining the difference between matters of the heart that require immediate disciplinary action and those that are the coping mechanism of a child with ADHD. One of the most difficult areas in which to judge this is lying.
Some strategies for attention-seeking behaviors: 1. Increase positive attention. 2. Ignore inappropriate behavior used to obtain something that was denied. 3. Teach how to ask in a more appropriate way. 4. Set aside special time with each parent. 5. Avoid triggers for the behavior.