Challenging Behaviours – causes and tips.

Challenging Behaviours – causes and tips.

Reasons children display challenging behaviour. Tiredness Boredom Hunger Attention Seeking Inappropriate expectations Rushing parents Transition time Tips for Challenging Behaviour Keep children hydrated Keep children well fed Avoid rushing….enter their world don’t drag them into yours Avoid stretching children by staying at the park or shops too long Give regular GI snacks Avoid sugar Reduce …

Second-grader stamps out loneliness in the playground with a ‘buddy bench’

What an inspirational story below.  Parents, let’s get these buddy benches in all our schools –starting with the Northern Beaches in Sydney! Christian Bucks with his ‘buddy bench’. Photo: York Daily Record/Sunday News Christian Bucks, a second-grader from York in America, came up with a heart-warming idea to ensure children in his schoolyard need never feel …

Biting

Biting

Biting There are many reasons young children bite.  It may be experimental biting as they learn about their world,   biting from frustration, biting from feeling powerless or biting under stress. The child may also be over stimulated by the situation or environment.  It may be that they are unable to express themselves verbally so they …