Tag: kids hitting

Why I Let My Child Hit During Her Upsets

“My daughter, who is seven, always wanted to sleep in my bed. She went through a period of crying every night about sleeping alone. I listened to her cry each time, hoping it was doing some good, but I saw little relief or change. “One night, however, she became very mad and started trying to

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20 playful ways to handle a child's aggression

20 Playful Ways To Heal Aggression

Aggression is common in toddlers, but that doesn’t mean it’s inevitable. The Hand in Hand Parenting philosophy is based on the fact that all children are naturally, good, loving and co-operative. Sometimes hurt feelings overwhelm their limbic system – the emotional part of the brain, and when this happens, their pre-frontal cortex – the part

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Step-by-Step Approach to Intervening in an Aggressive Situation

In part one of this series we shared the insight behind why your child becomes aggressive. Now, Patty outlines the steps you can take to intervene right away. This approach works when your child is aggressive with friends, siblings, or even other adults. A Step by Step Approach to Help A Child’s Aggressive Behaviors Was this clip helpful

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Why Must My Kids Hit Each Other?

Hitting, it’s the worst! Especially to see your own children hit one another. My girls use to get physical the moment there was any sort of kafuffle. The Old Me would threaten, “You hit your sister again and you won’t be able to go to the park later!” It worked in the very short term, but they always seemed to resort to hitting again.

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