My daughter goes crazy, she bites, hits, kicks and does everything she can to be mean I don't think she does it to be "bad" but I don't know what to do about them. Spanking is a negative reaction that causes defiance that will only continue, yelling doesn't help, but walking away is abandonment, if she wants attention it isn't good to coddle the child because they learn that negative behavior causes reward. I'm lost and need help, I have not been able to find my answer ANYWHERE!Answer Question
I can give you some places to look. A good toddler parenting book is Love & Limits by Elizabeth Crary. She has a website called star parenting.
Authoritative parenting is the most effective form of parenting. You can go to google and find out more about it..
Most 2 year olds are told no way too often. Here is a famous article about saying no
Answer by Gailll at 11:59 PM on Aug. 10, 2010
Answer by artzone at 12:02 AM on Aug. 11, 2010
Mothering Magazine http://www.mothering.com/ has articles about parenting skills. There are discussion boards. There are many articles about toddlers on the La Leche League website and recommended books. La Leche League has state conferences and these conferences often have famous speakers like Dr. William Sears and his wife Martha. Dr. Sears website has info about toddlers.
Answer by Gailll at 12:06 AM on Aug. 11, 2010
Answer by NHGal at 2:17 AM on Aug. 11, 2010
Answer by san78 at 7:41 AM on Aug. 11, 2010