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Behaviors that Challenge Adults

Biting: A Fact Sheet
Biting is a common but upsetting behavior of toddlers. It is important for parents to address biting when it occurs. This fact sheet provides tips for parents and program staff on how to better understand issues around biting.

Responding to Your Child’s Bite

Infant and Toddler Behaviors That Can Challenge Adults
In this brief, discover how all infant and toddler behavior has meaning, even if we may find a behavior challenging at times. Learn how to support children and yourself during those challenging moments. Find the most up-to-date information to answer three prompts: “What does research say?”; “What does it look like?”; and “Try this!” There’s also an accompanying resource, Connecting at Home, which includes easy-to-try tips to help families reduce children’s behaviors that may challenge them at home.

Understanding Your Child’s Behavior: Reading Your Child’s Cue from Birth to Age 2