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How do I make my son understand?

09 Dec
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I am mother of two boy kids age 8 years and 5 years. Younger one is very aggressive and when both of them play together, and elder one wins over him, he starts throwing tantrum, also whenever we give something to both, and elder one saves that thing for next time, younger one keep asking to him, or else he will cry, misbehave.

I feel very bad because of his behavior. My elder child compromises because of his naughty nature.

How do I make my younger son understand? 

11 Dec
Dr. KV Anand

Doctors Answer

Dec 11, 2015 08:03 PM

Dear mother, Don't feel bad about the ounger sons behavior. They do this to get attention or to get what they want. This is a behavior pattern. On some aspects you and your elder son should be strict. Strict in the basic sense itself. You should not allow the younger one to get whatever he wants. Let him do whatever he wants or behave in whatever way he wants, just don't heed. It could be worrysome for you, but need to be done for the sake of your younger son. If you practise such a strategy, his tantrums will die down. Slowly he understand he cannot get sympathy every time. Take care.