What do you do when your child seems to loose their mind? They throw tantrums like it's a walk in the park and it's gotten out of control. You feel like you need help fast...
Well, to be honest, there are a variety of factors we may want to look at before coming to a final conclusion about what would be the most practical approach towards addressing this problem. A child can be acting out for a number of reasons. We should keep in mind that children do not have an extensive vocabulary so they may use the same method to communicate a different message without a filter that an adult uses in their interactions.
For this reason, a parent has to be willing to use their skills to help the child learn how to communicate their needs more effectively. Often a parent may be tempted to think that child understands the world as they do when in reality they do not. For this reason, the parent must review their parenting skill set to fine tune it for the situations they face in child rearing.
What are those skills? Take this parenting skills class to strengthen your approaches.
Calvin L. Smith, MA, LPC
Calvin is a licensed Christian Counselor. He received his first masters degree in Christian Counseling from Oral Roberts University.
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