“Please come pick up your son from daycare early today. He bit another child.”
The horror of finding out that your little one bit another child until she bled. Yikes! Not a fun phone call to get…
But biting at daycares (and at home) is a sad reality. In fact, Dr. Hillary from Plugged In Parents shares this:
During toddler years, almost all children bite at one time or another. Studies show that about half of the toddlers in daycare are bitten on average 3 times a year!
It’s certainly a problem if your child is the one being bitten. But it’s another type of problem if your child is the one doing the biting. So what can you do to get it to stop?
Introducing The 3 Stages of Biting…
If you aren’t familiar with the 3 stages of biting yet, be sure to follow through to the full article to read them. Not only will you better understand the kind of biting your child is doing, but you’ll also learn Dr. Hillary’s 4 tips for decreasing the biting.
She also shares exactly what to do if you’re present when your child bites another child – and how to handle the whole “time-out” issue when it comes to biting.
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