|That isn't my boy or my hand. But he looks in trouble.|
That said, he is strong for a soon-to-be five year old, and seems to have no sense of fear or awareness that his actions can hurt other people. Needless to say - you feel on edge all day. It is important though NOT to let his actions go undisciplined, just as you handle the rest of the kids in the house. The tricky part though, is that Noah doesn't grasp the concept of a "time out" and spanking is right out of the question. So how do you manage correcting behaviors of your children's actions when you can't dish out the same punishment for the same action to different children? Does that even make sense?
In this next series, I will share how I try to cope with the otherwise simple tasks of leaving for the store, making a phone call, disciplining the kids, and diffusing massive tantrums. Full Disclosure: I am bad - mediocre at all of these.
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