Babies and toddlers sometimes interact with their environment and with other children by grabbing, hitting, biting, and engaging in other common behaviors that can be seen as challenging. Learn about guiding the behavior of very young children and get ideas for helping them express themselves.
Explore co-regulation and discover how children learn self-regulation through the caring relationships in their lives.
Behavior is communication. Children use behavior to show their wants and needs–even before they can talk. When adults learn to understand and respond appropriately to children’s behaviors, we can develop even better caring relationships with them.
Adults can model managing difficult feelings for the children they care for. This Resource Guide will assist you in gauging your own stress levels and monitoring your responses to different challenging behaviors.
This installment from the 2019 Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute recaps Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behavior Using a Holistic Approach.
This article highlights the session, Tackling the Tough Stuff: Supporting Families at Risk Through Reflection and Relationship from the 2019 Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute.