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Biting, Hitting, Kicking, and Other Challenging Toddler Behavior

Challenging toddler behavior is normal and age appropriate, but as parents, it can be hard to know what to do and how to discipline when this type of behavior occurs such as biting, hitting, and kicking. It is important to have the knowledge to be prepared to take firm, but gentle action when needed. Below is a great article that explains exactly how to approach challenging behaviors with your toddler, rather than acting out of anger, frustration, or fears which can create guilt or distrust. This article explains exactly how our teachers work with the children in our classrooms.  The one thing we have learned from toddler behavior is that consistency is key! Click on this link to read more about specific language to use when dealing with challenging toddler behavior.