Child Behavior

By Vanessa Rasmussen, © 2004, All rights reserved.

Childhood behavioral problems or concerns are one of the most common challenges that parents face. Most children go through intense developmental, emotional and physical changes in short amounts of time which makes it difficult for the parent or teacher to keep up with them. Behavioral problems should be addressed in the early stages. The younger the child is when the problem is addressed and the more consistent parents are in implementing any type of intervention, the better the outcome.

Some of the most common behavioral issues with regards to young children are: fighting, bullying, teasing, biting, inability to share, temper tantrums, unorganized behavior and so on.

Following are some suggestions to help parents deal with such issues:

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