4. How to Handle His Emotions

Every day at my house brings at least one fistfight. This is just how little boys solve their problems. However, it’s not socially acceptable to just whack someone because they stole your toy, so it’s important to teach your son how to handle his emotions. Let him know that anger is ok, but hitting someone isn’t, especially if that someone is a girl. Model healthy emotions yourself so he gets the picture without having to lecture him about it. Teach your son that tears are ok and that whooping joy is too!

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