It is a universal fact that nobody is perfect.
Although every parent wants his child to have maximum positive attitude and
behaviour possible, kids do have bouts of bad behaviour which are sometimes
intolerable as well. Read on to learn about some behavioural problems of kids
you should not ignore.
Children may have temper tantrums or they
would talk back to their parents or teachers. Well, behavioural problems with
children depend on the age, surrounding and bringing up of a particular child.
Although, some of the problems are obvious and natural and you should ignore
them, but there are certain problems that if ignored result in serious ones
Children, especially teens can argue with
their parents or even become hostile when they are tired or are not feeling
well. Some children lie just out of habit or to take themselves out of certain
situation. This is normal and should be taken lightly but at the same time you
should also keep an eye on his behaviour so that lying
does not become a habit of your child.
What is Normal and What is Not?
Children misbehave or have
problems when something goes
abnormal in their life. Perhaps a death in the family or regular arguments of
parents or even bullying in the school might affect a child’s behaviour. If
you find sudden change in the behaviour of your child, you should find out
whether there is some reason behind it or not. Try to restore confidence and
provide extra care to the child so that he comes out of this stressful period.
You can also take professional help if necessary.
What Causes Behavioural Problems in Kids?
Sometimes when care giving is not proper
or there is problem in the family, it affects a child’s
behaviour badly. If there is a family
history of behavioural problems or mood problems or there is exposure to any
kind of violence, children develop the symptoms of behavioural disorder. Their
difficult behaviour is often a reaction to the situation and circumstances.
Behavioural Problems You Should not Ignore
Here are some behavioural problems in
kids which should not be overlooked by parents.
Butting in When You
Most of the children have the habit of
interrupting when their parents talk to someone else. You should not ignore it
because perhaps your child is excited to tell you something or ask you
something important in his view. But allowing your child to interrupt will make
him unconcerned about others and so, you should tell your child that when you
are making a call or talking to your friend he will have to wait till you are finished.
Rude Behaviour with
When you find that your
rude while playing with other
children or hits them, you should confront the behaviour immediately. Make him
realise how he would feel if the same thing happens to him.
Acting as if He is Not Hearing
If you are telling your child more than
two or three times to do something that he does not like, you should not ignore
this behaviour. Walk near to him and ask him to look at you and then ask him to
do what exactly you want him to do.
You might find it humorous when your
preschooler imitates an older child, but stop this kind of behaviour
immediately. Make him realise the effects of that behaviour.
Helping Himself a
Although it looks good that your little
one takes out cookies or biscuits on his own for himself, but this habit gets
carried on. Stop this by making certain house rules and make sure they are
Check the overstating behaviour of your
child as soon as possible. Talk to your child regarding this when he is alone.
Parents must help children to curb such
kind of behaviour because it will be very difficult for them if these habits
are carried on later in life. Early intervention and right management on part
of parents is very important to help children deal with behavioural problems
which are taken for granted otherwise.
What kind of misbehaviour is
sometimes overlooked by parents? Which are the different types of behavioural
problems in children? What are the consequences of taking small behavioural
problems in children for granted? Discuss