Child Behavior Problems

How to Motivate Teenagers, Part 1

By Josh Shipp, The Teen Whisperer

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Does your teen seem completely unmotivated? For parents of teens, the refrains of, “Whatever,” and “I don’t care,” can become all too familiar. This week, Josh Shipp explains where your child’s motivation really lies—and how you can tap into it in Part 1 of “How to Motivate Teenagers.” EP: Josh, what should... Read more »

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How to Manage Aggressive Child Behavior

By Janet Lehman, MSW

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I’ve talked with a lot of parents who feel out of control in the face of their child’s anger and aggression. In fact, I can’t tell you how many moms and dads have said, “I feel like I’m failing at parenting." In my opinion, it’s not so important why you as a parent aren’t effective... Read more »

Very angry teen girl saying "I hate you mom"

Disrespectful Child Behavior? Don’t Take It Personally

By Carole Banks, MSW

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If you’ve heard yourself saying things like, “What’s the matter with you? Why are doing this to me?” or “You’re making me crazy,” you’re probably taking your child’s behavior personally. And when you fall into that trap, you begin to assume the worst of your child. In other words, you start to believe he has... Read more »

When Kids Get Violent: “There’s No Excuse for Abuse”

By James Lehman, MSW

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Violence is the extreme end of aggression. Remember that not all kids who are aggressive become violent. When children and teens use violence to get what they want—whether it’s punching a sibling in the stomach or punching a hole in the wall—it usually involves a scenario where they’re being told “no” to something they want... Read more »

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