Posts tagged Screaming
"Developmentally, they don't understand" - Teach them anyway!

Every once in a while, I see a mom, at her wits end, begging for advice on how to handle her unruly child. "They don't listen, they hit, they scream, they cry, they bite... etc". Someone will offer advice, and then another mom will chime in and say - "Well, you can't do that. Developmentally, they won't understand that." And chances are, they're right. Your teething 9 month old won't understand why she can't bite you. Your 1-1/2 year old might not understand why he's not allowed to stand in the cart. You know what, teach them anyway.

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