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Uncategorized Sep 12, 2022

Understanding Misbehavior: Identifying the Root Cause

When dealing with misbehavior in children, it's important to remember that it's just a symptom of a deeper issue. Instead of focusing solely on the behavior, it's essential to trace it back to its root. In doing so, we can understand the problem and tackle it head-on.

Rather than seeing misbehavior as a problem in itself, think of it as a signal, like smoke, that something is wrong. There may be a misfit between the demands placed on the child and their ability to meet those demands. As parents or educators, our job is to address both the demand and provide the necessary skills to help the child deal with it.

It's important to remember that children, like everyone else, do not intentionally cause trouble for themselves. Therefore, we must step in and provide support to help them overcome the problems they face. Keep in mind that if children could do well, they would do well.

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