Why do children behave badly?
Kevin Leman, all bad manners are a call for attention. If your children don’t get attention to you through positive actions, they will get it through negative actions.
He states that the four purposes of bad behavior are:
If you already know the causes of your child’s misbehavior, the most important question remains: what do you do about it?
Dr. Leman was the guest of our Focus on the Family Broadcast which “Understanding the Root of Your Child’s Bad Behavior”To share how to identify the underlying cause of grumbling, backtalking, and tantrums, and how to offer your children more love and acceptance without it coddling them.
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