Encouraging positive behaviour (BabyCentre)

A wide range of articles on toddler behaviour and emotional development, including parents' tips. Here is a sample of subjects covered:

  • Aggressive behaviour: how to deal with hitting, biting and more
  • Coping with frustration
  • Coping with tantrums
  • Discipline and co-operation
  • Dummies and your toddler
  • Getting your toddler to listen
  • Hair-pulling
  • Head-banging
  • How to raise a happy baby and child
  • How to teach your toddler manners
  • Lying in toddlers
  • Masturbation in toddlers
  • Nose-picking
  • Resistance: what to do about the endless nos
  • Running away
  • Screaming
  • Seven ways to avoid spoiling your child
  • Sibling rivalry: why it happens, and what to do about it
  • Tantrums
  • Thumb-sucking

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