Biting and Your Toddler

Do you need to put the breaks on biting before your child becomes infamous?   Nobody wants to have the toddler who’s picked up this bad habit, but if you’re reading this article, you may be in The Club.  Actually, biting is much more common than you think, and it is even a part of early childhood development.  But when biting goes bad,  you need to address it quickly when it happens.  Excessive biting and other hostile behaviors should be discussed with your child’s pediatrician.  There are so many things you can do to help your toddler.   No one wants a child to be singled out as the “biter”  in playgroup, so be supportive of both parent and child working to eliminate the habit.  Continue reading to learn more about why toddlers bite and how you can help.