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Taking the Bite out of a Biting Child

Submitted by on August 30, 2013 – 1:12 amNo Comment




Child care is a continuous learning process and problems are usually a stepping stone in learning more about children. Biting is one such problem that has to be handled with tender loving care. A biting child is a negative child and has to be tackled with immediately. Whether it is a home care or a day care or whether the child is just with siblings, a child who bites has to be taught the rules. The howls, the reactions, and the pain that the other children have to go through is a major cause of concern and has to be given special attention.

Experts are offering many solutions about how to handle a biting child. The best tip about this behavior from children is to make sure that the solution is given immediately. Tried and tested advice show that the situation has to be handled on an emergency basis.

Usually children bite out of frustration and one has to have a consistent firm approach towards this. A firm voice without yelling would help. Children at this age are still trying to understand themselves, trying to comprehend the concept of feeling hurt. Once you show the child, you are there to handle the frustration and ensure that you are there to handle the dramatic emotions, the feelings of negativity subside. Biting is usually a sign of self defence amongst the children.  The child who bites usually also indicates that she has reached the end of her tether. A toddler usually bites when he or she is tired, exhausted, and fed up of regular routine. The best way to handle this is to speak to the child tactfully and make him or her comfortable with the surroundings. A mellow voice and a soothing tone usually brings down the biting tendency instantly.

A biting child is a problem for many in a group. It has to be handled with care.

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