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school age care

Post by ksengar » Wed May 16, 2018 10:39 am

Read through the following scenario and describe the actions an educator should take to effectively manage the situation. Note, Lilly’s mother is telling her story directly to an educator.

Scenario: Lilly

“Our family lives with constant stress. Lilly is now five but she still behaves like a typical two-year-old. She is prone to tantrums if she doesn’t get her own way. She screams a lot and when she is angry she throws things – food, toys, plates, whatever is at hand.

My other children are very tolerant and protective of Lilly, but I know that sometimes they would just like to have a day without Lilly screaming and throwing tantrums. I constantly feel guilty that I don’t spend enough quality time with my other children and my partner. We lurch through each day, going from one mini-crisis to the next. I’m ashamed to say it, but there are times when I wish that Lilly had never been born ...”