How to Solve Stubborn and Disruptive Behavior – Part 1

Raising kids is a lot like riding on a monster roller coaster. Half the time you’re going up the hill, anticipating the drop on the other side. The other half of the time you spend screaming your head off and wishing you could get the heck off – and whoever said this...

Defiant Child: How to Get ODD Kids to Behave

I read a very interesting article on oppositional defiant children a while back that I thought I'd share with you: http://www.child-psych.org/2010/04/oppositional-defiant-disorder-what-type-o.html#more-1073. We all know how difficult it is to get ODD kids to behave....

Defiant Child: How to Discipline Your ODD Child Part 2

Now that you understand why your ODD child is especially difficult, it's time to get down to brass tacks, by creating a behavioral program to implement with your ODD child. The program is based on three main components: building a positive relationship with your...

Defiant Child: How to Discipline Your ODD Child – Part 1

Defiant children are definitely not for the meek. Although there are many characteristics that define a defiant child, probably the one that makes your defiant child hardest to deal with is his incredible level of persistence. For example,  a typical child when told...