I need advice for my 4.5 yo ds but it's hard to describe. Lately he'll go through a period of hours where he seems intent on pushing buttons, testing limits, etc. It's not one...
huge act to punish for but one little thing after the other. Normally I count and either send him to TO or a toy in TO but b/c these are alone small acts that seems excessive but overall he's impossible to be with during these times. I also thinks he gets some satisfaction when I finally get mad. Advice?
See if you can find some heavy gross motor work for him to do then - hold his feet and have him walk on his hands wheelbarrow style for a few minutes. Ask him to move chairs or...(more)9-13-2011 2:50pm
other manageable furniture, give him an obstacle course to run (go around the couch three times, into the bedroom and five jumps on the bed, then touch every doorknob in the house.. I'm timing you GO!). This may help him settle. GL.