#232: When Kids Need Too Much Control & Lying

Parenting Beyond Discipline

By Erin Royer, MA Clinical Psychology, Child Development Specialist

#232: When Kids Need Too Much Control & Lying

Friday, 16 April

What do you do with a child who is constantly trying to control everything? Or even just anything that isn't meant for them to control? All toddlers and preschoolers want some level of control (and tweens/teens is another push) and often times it's more than is really warranted. It's not even uncommon for young children to try to control siblings and even parents, where they go, what they do, "Mom stop singing." Or telling friends and siblings what or how to play. How do you work with a child who seems to need way too much control? The second question is about working with kids on lying. How to teach honest telling and setting boundaries and expectations around honesty by age and without shaming.



Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/parenting-beyond-discipline/exclusive-content

Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
-
-
Heart UK
Mute/Un-mute