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What to do about a 21 month old who bites?

Goes to day care....has been "suspended" for biting....usually very cooperative and sweet. Talking ....bites self on arm when frustrated (lately).

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gigigrammy

Asked by gigigrammy at 3:39 PM on Jan. 6, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Bite Back. j/k

    Explain to him/her that biting hurts
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:41 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • if they are biting themselves why would the daycare suspend them?
    It is a normal phase, she will grow out of it.
    mom2queenie2004

    Answer by mom2queenie2004 at 4:12 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • My son is a biter & bit until my niece bit him back one day. He does still bite himself when he's frustrated, it gets better as his vocabulary expands..
    Joesiahsmommy

    Answer by Joesiahsmommy at 8:09 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • NO!!!!!!!!!!!! BITE HIM NOT HARD AND TELL HIM THATS HOW A KID WILL FEEL HURT
    mwood108

    Answer by mwood108 at 8:28 PM on Jan. 6, 2011

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