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Old 01-10-2013, 05:09 PM   #24
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Re: So tired of the screaming/crying!

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Originally Posted by leyash View Post
Yeah. He doesn't mind it for the first 2-3 sentences. He's only 5, so after that he gets bored. I usually make him write for 15-20 minutes, instead of a set number of times. It will do the trick MOST of the time. But a lot of the time he just sits there and refuses to do it. Then what? That's my frustration. I will punish him for doing something, then he refuses to do the punishment. So what do I do, punish him for not doing a punishment? Ahhhh!
Then he sits until he does it. And if you can't wait that long (eg you have to go somewhere) then he resumes sitting when you return until he starts writing.

Eta: it can still be a food issue, tho not necessarily sugar. Can you keep a record of what he eats and compare good and bad days? Maybe you'll see a pattern?
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