Content tagged "child care challenging behaviors"

Dealing with Rivalry among Children in Child Care

Child Care Updated: October 01, 2015

Constant bickering and fighting can turn an otherwise peaceful child care program into a battleground filled with yelling and shoving. Some conflict among...

Tips for Child Care Providers to Soothe a Crying Baby

Child Care Updated: September 15, 2015

Caring for a baby who cries constantly can be exhausting and overwhelming for child care providers. It's easy to get frustrated and angry when nothing you do...

Tips for Preventing Repeated Biting in Child Care Programs

Child Care Updated: September 14, 2015

If a child begins biting others, observe that child carefully. When and under what circumstances does biting occur? Who is the child biting? How does the...

Handling Challenging Behaviors in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 14, 2015

Sometimes children in child care have difficult days. They may cry, scream, bite, throw things, or act out in other ways that are very challenging to child...

Why do some toddlers bite other children? How can child care providers prevent biting before it happens?

Child Care Updated: November 16, 2011

Biting is common among very young children, particularly in group settings such as child care. It is very important for child care providers to understand...

How can I approach parents when I have concerns about their child's aggressive behavior?

Child Care Updated: July 15, 2011

One of the most important components of high-quality child care is positive communication between a child care provider and parents. Communication is not ...

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