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BAD BEHAVIOR: 5 Things You Can (and Can’t) Control

I recently received this article from a school counselor and am posting it for its great insight for you parents. This is good feedback regarding managing resistance from the younger set in the house.


“What can you do when your child just refuses to get up and go to school? You’ve yelled, nagged, pleaded and even tried bribing her, but she just digs her heels in and says, “Nope, not going, no matter what you do.” Maybe this has never happened to you—or maybe it happens every day. Many parents may read this scenario and immediately respond, “I’d make my kid go!” But without using physical means, how would you do that? If a child outright refuses to comply, other than grabbing her arm and physically forcing her to do get dressed and get on the bus—which no parent wants to do or ever should do, for that matter—what options does a parent have?”


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