I agree with Dogma. A 5 year old could get accidentally hurt by a rowdy young dog and I would hate for him to become afraid of dogs because of it. This might be a time to teach the youngster how to use a flirt pole or play fetch. Watch them like a hawk since both the kiddo and the dog are immature and impulsive and learning co-ordination. As much as I say, "never chase your dog" when it comes to young children it is safer for the kids to chase the dog than the other way around. The kids won't ever be able to catch her, at least not for a long time. Make sure to call it Game Over if either get too rowdy.
She will out grow it a little, with maturity, but she may always want something in her mouth, to herd, etc. Work with a trainer who can watch you work with your gal. They might be able to come up with activities that will keep your dog engaged without hurting your back or frightening your grands.
If you are interested in e-collars that might be an option for you. Just make sure you find an excellent trainer like Larry Krohn to show you how to use it. It is supposed to be a way to communicate with the dog, not zap them for misbehavior. It will give you a longer reach than a long line and no tripping over the leash.
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