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Behavioral and emotional development

My child keeps taking things that belong to other children from school?

This behavior is known as stealing and is not appropriate. It is important to address this behavior as soon as possible. Here are a few steps you can take:

Talk to your child: Have an open and honest conversation with your child about why taking things that belong to others is wrong.

Set clear consequences: Establish clear consequences for your child’s actions, such as losing a privilege or returning the stolen item.

Seek help: Consider seeking help from a therapist or counselor who can work with your child to understand and change this behavior.

Communicate with the school : Talk to your child’s teacher or school counselor. They may have additional insight into the situation and can work with you to address the problem.

Get involved in school activities : Encourage your child to get involved in school activities and clubs, which can boost their self-esteem and reduce the likelihood of them engaging in negative behaviors like stealing.

It’s important to understand that your child may have underlying issues that are causing this behavior, and it’s important to address them in a positive and supportive manner.