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Zero to Three: Challenging Behaviors


Toddlers have a reputation for being unreasonable. This is because they have strong feelings and are not yet able to stop their impulses. Their big emotions lead them to behave in aggressive ways: screaming, hitting, throwing things, and more.

This article provides some ways to manage these tough behaviors and some things that won't help.


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