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Dear Dr. Olsen,
thankyou for your prompt reply. i agree with you, he does do it to his parents mostly, as when we are not there, say hes with his nan he is really well behaved. we do explain to him that his behaviour is unacceptable but it seems to go in one ear and out the other. he loves to tease mostly, getting him ready for school, brushing his teeth, eating his dinner are a mission. doing his homework is a pleasure when he responds well, but mostly he pretends he doesnt know it or is too lazy to do it. he is a bit behind his classmates in class, but i must mention that he lost 4 months of school last year as he had a teacher who always shouted at him and put him in the naughty corner. she was impatient with him and he had nightmares about her, hence i stopped sending him. he has also switched schools, so he has a new school.
Hes also very disorganized and messy with no disregard for what his doing. i know this is probably like most 5 year olds but i tell him that its not nice as mummy just cleaned and try to explain to him but he ignores me. i dont know if i am expecting too much or if this is the right age to teach him these things. like he has to get ready for school, he has to brush his teeth, etc, you know everyday things.
i am so tired of repeating and feel like i am getting nowhere with him. he knows he is doing wrong aswhen i ask him what he thinks he done wrong, he will answer correctly. im getting upset myself that we have to get angry at him for him to behave.i start feeling guilty. he is a very active child( and i mean active) from being a baby.he is always on the go. please any more advice on this will be greatly appreciated.
Dear Dr olsen,
i will try everything you told me, i hope he responds well to these techniques. thankyou for your time.