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08/07/2010 at 11:09
Anyone's toddler displayed any of the following behaviour recently?
Jealousy, selfishness, shyness, agression.
What happened and how did you deal with it?
08/07/2010 at 13:05
My little boy, is very shy (not at home but in new situations or with other people) and I think he lacks confidence, I try and boost it by always praising him and telling him how well he has done but would be interested to see other peoples recommendations as would love to know the best way to help him.
I was always shy as a child and it can hold you back.
08/07/2010 at 18:39
12/07/2010 at 11:27
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12/07/2010 at 13:24
My little girl is 4 and a half, she has always been very demanding. Since her little sister (who is now 7mths) has become more alert and able to play with toys etc her behaviour has become difficult, she will do anything to try and divert attention to her! I have also spotted her doing some rather aggressive 'cuddling' when we leave the room, It's like she is jealous and frustrated but just doesnt know how to express her emotions!
13/07/2010 at 10:46
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14/07/2010 at 13:08
This is one from my sister. (Liz)
Her little boy max, 19m, has a real temper on his, he throws himself back or walks of throwing arms and legs everywhere when he doesnt get what he wants, she has to just make sure he isnt going to hurt himself and leave him to it.
He has recently started pinching and smacking my LO. Max decided to helpself to a tomato off of Harrys plate - harry went to retrieve it and max pinched him very hard and would not let go. Max was given a Time out and told why.
I think as max cant express himself fully yet he just lashes out that is his way of saying "i dont like that!"
My childminder said she saw some children at the nursery she used to run with a small amount of children and dicipline doesnt always work especially in the younger ones as they dont always understand cause and effect but to try and break the cycle if you can by preventing it from happening - when you see a crime about to be commited move them away from it and eventually they get out of the habit of doing it.
14/07/2010 at 13:26
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