Helping a Child with Hitting, Biting or other Aggressive Behavior

As seen on A Child Grows in Aggressive behavior usually happens because a child is over stimulated or overwhelmed in some way either before or during a difficult incident. For example, aggression can increase
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When Children Hit

Many children go through periods of hitting. Hitting is often a sign that a little one is juggling more than they can handle even when a parent doesn’t know what is upsetting their child.


Dear Sharon, My son is 6 years old. He is hitting his brother (10) and sister (8), and also is hitting some other kids in school. What suggestions do you have as to how to
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