It doesn’t make your child bad, and it doesn’t make you a bad parent. But maybe your child is a bit young and he or she hasn’t hit you yet. Expect that eventually it will happen.
Maybe you’re thinking, “No way. Not my precious sweet baby. She’ll never hit me.” Listen, it’s likely to happen, and it’s okay. Why? Because children are constantly growing and learning and figuring their little worlds out, and hitting is just a typical toddler and child behavior that gets thrown into the mix.
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Recently, a parent asked me why her son is hitting others, including herself. I know this mama is not the only parent who is currently experiencing a child who is hitting. That’s why I’ve dedicated this episode to explain why a child may hit (and the reasons may surprise you!).
In today’s episode I will cover three main reasons for why your child may hit others. It’s gonna be a doozie. Let’s jump in, shall we?
The question “Why is my child hitting?” is a question that a lot of parents ask for obvious reasons:
And many children, even starting in the toddler years, may go through a phase of...