The PedsDocTalk Podcast

77: Understanding why our toddlers bite, hit, and throw and how to navigate it

July 07, 2021 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
77: Understanding why our toddlers bite, hit, and throw and how to navigate it
Show Notes

On this episode I welcome Child Development Specialist and Parenting Expert Dr. Siggie Cohen. We discuss the following:  

  • When to intervene with biting, hitting or throwing 
  • Rhetorical behavior 
  • How to provide alternative expression appropriate for the action 
  • The science behind why toddlers don't understand abstract concepts or words 
  • So much more! 

Get 15% off Dr. Siggie’s “Everything Toddler” course with the code PEDSDOCTALK. Buy here. Find Dr. Siggie here https://drsiggie.com/  or on Instagram @dr.siggie. 

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