All children have moments or phases they go through where good discipline is hard to come by. It is a normal part of a child’s social development where they test and learn the boundaries of socially acceptable behavior.

But if you child is having prolonged and consistent discipline problems, there may be something at work that goes beyond parenting style or even the temperament of the child.

This article on explores the possibility that your child’s discipline problems may actually be caused by a developmental disorder. 8 Signs It’s More Than a Discipline Problem.

Getting to the root cause of your child’s discipline issues will help both parent and child to better manage and control temper tantrums as well as address the true cause of the meltdowns.