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The Biting Solution : the expert's no-biting guide for parents, caregivers, and early childhood educators /

Identifies why kids bite and teaches effective ways to help children express themselves and get along with others. Full description

Main Author: Poelle, Lisa, 1955-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Seattle, Washington : Parenting Press, 2013
Contents: Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- How to use this book -- Adults' feelings and actions -- Biting : a tremendous challenge -- Responding to biting when it happens -- Demystify misbehavior with the seven questions -- Question 1: How much of the child's behavior is related to typical social/emotional development? -- Question 2: What past experiences or recent changes may be creating stress? -- Question 3: Is the lack of verbal skills causing frustration? -- Question 4: Is the child's physical condition a contributing factor? -- Question 5: What role does the child's temperament play in the behavior? -- Question 6: What effect does the physical environment of the home or early childhood program have on the child? -- Question 7: What kind of limit setting is the child experiencing, at home and with other caregivers or teachers? -- Case studies -- Ethan, 18 months old : biting games, body boundaries, and high energy -- Sophia, 21 months old : bad habits, challenging temperament, and boring toys -- Lukas, 22 months old : bottles, blame, and boredom -- Abigail, 2 years old : divorce, negative attention, and family day care dynamics -- Jayden, 3 years old : social inexperience, speech problems, and sibling issues -- Create your own action plan -- Create your action plan -- Solving other hurtful behaviors with the seven questions -- Appendix I: Temperament worksheet form -- Action plan form -- Injury report form -- Incident report form : attempted but interrupted biting -- Appendix II: Turn-taking tips -- Appendix III: Sample starter phrases, active listening feeling phrases, and difficult feeling words -- Appendix IV: no-biting quick pocket guide -- Appendix V: lyrics to two songs that teach alternatives to biting -- We don't put our teeth on people -- Someone you love (the hug song) -- Appendix VI: References -- Index.
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