Parenting - Behaviour | 2-9 yrs

How To Deal With Your Moody Child

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Kids are known for being moody, and behaving as their mind commands. But this may come across as a challenge when they are growing up and refuse to follow certain rules of discipline. However, tackling this situation with maturity and patience can yield expected results without any hassle.

The easiest way to do so is by becoming your child's friend and not trying to command him. Also, teaching him the benefits of healthy habits can further help solve the problem. Similarly, speaking to him about his likes and dislikes will bring you close to him and help him open up to you without any fear. Treating mood swings with a problem-solving attitude rather than a lesson-teaching one, is a better way to approach kids and solve their behavioural problems. Also, commenting negatively on every action annoys kids and creates a communication gap in the family. Motivating your child on grounds of positive thinking is beneficial for everyone in the family. Getting into a fight or argument in front of kids should also be avoided.

Kajol is a successful mother and maintains that her kids are always disciplined. She says, "I am a very strict mother, and as a mother, it is my responsibility to guide my kids and tell them to go how far and not further. There should be rules and guidelines for the kids, and they should know their limits."

According to parents.com, "For kids between the ages of 1 and 3 the world is enormous, fascinating, and ever changing. It sounds great, but when you consider that most toddlers are less than 3 feet tall and have a 20-word vocabulary, you start to realize how frustrating their lives can be.”

For more help on dealing with your moody kids, read through the ClipBook below.

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