Naughty Behavior of Kids Viral
When we recognize kids’ unwelcome behaviors as reactions to environmental conditions, developmental phases, or our own actions, we can respond proactively, and with compassion. Here are 10 ways kids may seem like they’re acting “naughty” but really aren’t. And what parents can do to help.
1. They can’t control their impulses.
Ever say to your kid, “Don’t throw that!” and they throw it anyway?
Research suggests the brain regions involved in self-control are immature at birth and don’t fully mature until the end of adolescence, which explains why developing self-control is a “long, slow process.”