Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18 yrs

8 Bad Behaviours In Children

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Every child, at times, exhibits bad behaviour. There are a number of reasons why children behave in a bad manner. Negative attention from parents such as hitting, scolding, yelling or criticising the child only worsens the problem.

Flip through our ClipBook to know about eight bad behaviours that children usually indulge in. 

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Temper Tantrums

You're shopping with your toddler in a busy department store. He or she has spied a toy that you don't intend to buy. Suddenly you're at the center of a gale-force temper tantrum. Everyone is...

Aggression

Whether your child hits because he's angry or he bites for reasons you just don't understand, aggressive behavior can be a normal part of child development. Usually, if a child receives consistent...

Entitlement

Almost as soon as your child begins to talk, you’ll start to hear him ask for things. In fact, when an infant cries, he’s asking for food or to be made more comfortable. By the time he reaches the...

Lying

Young children (ages 4-5) often make up stories and tell tall tales. This is normal activity because they enjoy hearing stories and making up stories for fun. These young children may blur the distinction...

Stealing

Your child does homework on time, helps you clear the table after dinner, and even helps with housework on the weekends. So can it be true that this same child is stealing?

Defiance

Family life can feel discouraging and exhausting when you have a child who often displays challenging oppositional defiant behaviors.

Impulsivity

Parenting a child who jumps off the top of the jungle gym or flies into a fury can be tough and tiring. But if he just can’t stop himself, he may have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or another...

Anger

Most children have occasional tantrums or meltdowns. They may sometimes lash out if they’re frustrated or be defiant if asked to do something they don’t want to do. But when kids...

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