Aa
A
A
A
Close
Parenting Children (6-12) Community
2.27k Members
Avatar universal

considering others

My 9 year old boy does not seem to realize his words or actions impact others. He is not terribly mean or hurtful, but thoughtless. What is it in the brain that causes this connection?
1 Responses
512560 tn?1222563727
I don't know about the 'brain' but his Mum and Dad should both teach him the same way.  It's true enough that when we see wild Children, we should 'pretty much' blame it on the parents or carers.  Often when Mum has one set of rules, and Dad has another, it makes for seemingly thoughtless Children, they are mixed-up.  '9' is a good age to fix this, set rules, have talks, teach compassion for animals, let them take care of their teddies etc.  It's all learning about life and social interaction.
Have an Answer?
Top Parenting Answerers
13167 tn?1327197724
Austin, TX
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Fearing autism, many parents aren't vaccinating their kids. Can doctors reverse this dangerous trend?
Learn which over-the-counter medicines are safe for you and your baby
Yummy eats that will keep your child healthy and happy
6 essential foods for new moms (and their newborns!)
What to expect in your growing baby
Learn which foods aren't safe to eat when you're eating for two.