03-27-2018 06:46 AM
03-27-2018 06:17 PM
Hi @Kerry36, thanks for posting. It sounds like you're happy with the decision which is good. I think boundaries are really important in teaching adolescent's, I am assuming you gave him a few heads up's about the X Box being taken away? It can be a really hard one to comment on as every parent's definition of a boundary is quite different, I look forward to hearing what the community says about this one.
How are you feeling about everything between you and your son at the moment?
03-28-2018 03:13 AM
03-28-2018 04:35 AM
I think that is really good that you stuck to your word and removed the xbox.
Your son will respect you more eventually even if he is currently mad with you. Although it seems like he could be coming around already. How I wish I could put boundaries in place such as you have done without the concern of violence and aggression with my son! I also wish I had back-up from a partner to put boundaries in place but as a solo parent, this is not possible.
Have you considered an alternative (other than the xbox) for when your son behaves well?
03-31-2018 08:06 AM
03-31-2018 08:33 AM
That's 100% reasonable. Good on you for taking a stand!
03-31-2018 12:07 PM - last edited on 03-31-2018 06:19 PM by Breez-RO
What you did is remarkable and I think any Mom should've done that every time a teenager misbehaves. Because sometimes, teens nowadays think that they're old enough to be independent and tend to forget that they're still under your care. And they should be remembered that you're still the boss and mother at the same time and you're just trying to remind her/him that his/her actions were wrong.
Don't forget to let them know what they did that make you do such thing, because sometimes when our children get angry, they don't think, they act. And when they act (bad), it will definitely hurt us.
I hope this message can help you. Give my regards to you and your family.
04-01-2018 03:54 AM
04-01-2018 03:54 AM