Family Matters: When children strike out
Have you ever head that Children Don’t Act Bad When They’re Feeling Good? Well, it’s true. Children want to be loved and accepted. They want to be connected to others and to count. And they want to do what adults want. When children fail to get the kind of love and attention that makes them feel valued or they are defeated in their struggles for power, they are likely to move to the third reason for misbehavior; to get even.