I Have a Difficult Child. What Should I Do?
Los Angeles Christian Counseling
Children don’t ‘mis’behave. They behave, either positively or negatively, to communicate. Small children communicate through their behavior because that is the only method of communication they have. Even when they become verbal, though, they still aren’t able to articulate big feelings and subtle problems well verbally, so as parents it’s our role to ‘listen between the lines’ of our children’s behavior to discern the need being communicated. Setting boundaries is not about ‘mis’behavior. It’s about guiding behavior, and guidance is something we provide through everyday interactions with our children. – L.R. Knost Parenting the Difficult Child: The Hardest Job Known to Man Parenting in any day and age is a...continue reading »