Discipline a first grader
I have a seven year old kid who recently has started to not listen to me anymore!!! I am talking to other parents.They suggest that he being a boy its expected.. But I also got the same response from some girls parents too..
In the mornings we are always in a hurry to get to the school at the correct time..Our school bus doesnt come inside..I have to drop him by car. He is ok getting up in the correct time..But after that it feels like he is in a zone. He goes down and sits in the breakfast chair dazed out. He eats something ..I have to tell him atleast 5 times to get up and put the jacket on.Same thing to put his socks on….
I get so irritated when he doesnt do it by the third time..Then I raise my voice and he raises his voice and is like
“Mommy, why are you screaming at me ?”
Ok in India, slapping is allowed.Not in U.S. Time out doesnt work for him. If I say timeout, he will be too happy to go to his room and sleep or read a book and will be a lot happy to miss the school.
Do you guys think I should wake him up early everyday? Maybe thats what I should do..:-(
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