Behaviour

It can be exhausting keeping up with a young child, visit our section for advice and information on all aspects of early years behaviour including setting boundaries, tantrums and dealing with challenging behaviour.

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Children have tantrums because they can’t express themselves, so they cry, scream, kick and shout and even bite. It usually happens when they ar...
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When a child is small, we often use boundaries to protect them and keep them away from harm or danger. But it is important that you explain ...
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It’s the scene every parent dreads: the screeches of an upset three-year-old, running to her parent, because your child has just bitten her. Hur...
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Dealing with a toddler who is constantly misbehaving can be exhausting for both you and your child. You may have dealt with one issue and find yoursel...
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A new baby is a huge adjustment for any child in the family, it is natural for them to feel that the new baby is taking over their role in the family,...

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