Tag: Kids who hit their parents

Before Parents Can Parent with Empathy They Need Empathy

Your son just throttled your baby on the head. The baby is screaming. You hoist her up, and scream at your child. “Why did you do that?!” He starts crying, so now there’s two of them bawling. You messed up. You overreacted. You already yelled when your daughter emptied the diaper bag. You forgot Jimmy was

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Helping My Son with Aggression

My son is 3-1/2 years old. Lately, his behavior had become what I would call outrageous. He was hitting other children, as well as hitting me, causing disruptions in play with them, and generally making life in his play groups and at home quite difficult. He never seemed to be reasonable about anything. He was

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