Dawn - posted on 02/04/2009 ( 7 moms have responded )
Hello Mommies. I need help. I have 4 children . My oldest 2 are 11 and 12, with very different personalities. I thought that after those two I had figured out how to discipline any child. Well, along came my 3rd dear son. He is incredibly smart and can be the sweetest person in the world. But he also has a very bad temper and can be terribly mean. He constantly talks back and will resort to hitting or kicking when he doesn't get his way (not me or his father. mainly his siblings). I love him soooo much but he drives me insane somedays.(today is one of those days)
I've tried everything I know to try. I try to be positive and acknowledge when he shows good behavior, tried time-out, spanking, taking things away. Nothing seems to work. Can someone please help, or at least let me know I am not alone?