There are many simple behavioral strategies and techniques that can effectively curb violent toddler behaviors in a relatively short period of time.
Tara Brennan, PsyD, answers a reader’s question about why her child gets upset during physical play, and why this is normal.
Pretend play can be a safe and developmentally appropriate way for children to explore ideas and learn from playmates.
The key to successful potty training is not rushing anything and following the lead of the child.
For young children, the best way to stop a behavior that you do not like is to provide positive attention and praise for the opposite of that behavior.