Working with troubled behaviours

Many things can cause children to show difficult behaviours. Though children’s needs and behaviour are complex, normal healthy children actually want be good and want to please. But they also need their basic needs to be met and the chance to learn to be capable and independent. Here are some reminders of needs and problem areas to be aware of, specific to each age grouping, and what can help to avoid trouble. Choose the article appropriate to the age of your child.