Troubled by a biter? Read this great piece of advice from Michelle Borba.
Discipline is guidance and teaching a child self-control. If you view children's misbehavior as a mistake in judgment, it may be easier to think of ways to teach a more acceptable alternative. By setting clear limits and disciplining in a positive, loving way.
Tylenol/Acetominophen can kill your child
Tylenol (known generically as Acetominophen) is an important drug when your child has a headache, fever, toothache or muscle injury. It can help ease the pain and allow your child to get a good night's sleep.
Unfortunately, Tylenol is also a powerful toxin. Too much Tylenol can kill your child. Lauran Neergaard says:
Children like to imitate adults, and children are curious. So if a child sees you holding the pot's handle and stirring, the child wants to play too. When you step away, the child's natural instinct is to reach up and grab the handle... with disasterous results. Learn how you can protect your child in the kitchen today.
All places seared in our minds because young people erupted in shocking violence. One detail of those events is so obvious that we haven't talked much about it, but it's something we can't afford to ignore. All of the young people who picked up guns were boys.
You have a beautiful child who is the epitome of independence. S/he plays well alone or with other children and sleeps alone at night. There is just one problem Your sweet, independent little angel refuses to allow you out of his/her sight.
Most of the time adults can help children stop misbehaving when they stop dealing with the "misbehavior" and deal with the underlying cause. Children DO better when they FEEL better. Encouragement is the key.
There are several points that need to be made regarding time out for children who have not yet reached the age of reason: Any kind of time out should not be used with children under 3-1/2. Until children reach the age of reason, which starts around three...
Do you create any of the following barriers regularly with someone you love? Do you believe that if you worked at it you could use them less often? Let's look at an example as a means of understanding the barriers and builders.
So, is there any hope? How can we learn to be kind and firm at the same time? The first thing that will help is to become more aware of our "hook level." When we recognize that we are becoming hooked we can take a deep breath and back off (emotionally, if not physically).