Parenting Young Children with Behavior Problems

Some children present special parenting challenges. We often label them "difficult," "disobedient," or even "bad." These children don't intend to try their parents but rather are born with a challenging temperament. Unfortunately, most young children with behavior problems provoke negative reactions from adults. These reactions tend to make the child's behavior worse, starting a harmful pattern that can continue throughout a child's life. Constructive reactions, on the other hand, can ...
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