Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My 17 month-old has started biting other children when at nursery but not at home. I have a 17 month old little girl, who attends a very good nursery 3 days a week. She is extremely happy there and likes the interaction she has with the other children. However, over the last 3 months she […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My 14-month-old son loves to be very noisy. My 14-month-old son constantly bangs everything together. I try to keep items, such as spoons, out of reach, but he will use anything he finds. He will hammer on tables, doors and even the TV screen. I have tried buying him a toy drum, but he is […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

How can I stop my 17-month-old from biting? At almost 17 months, my son has taken to biting my nanny and I when he doesn’t get his own way. He has been on CLB routines since birth. He sleeps well, loves being in his cot and on the whole is a happy toddler. But when […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

How do I stop my 1-year-old wriggling and protesting at nappy changes? I wondered if you could give me some tips on how to combat my constant struggle to dress or change my 12-month-old. I’ve never seen anything like it! Every time I change his nappy he struggles and screams and will not keep still, […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My son of 16mths is aggressive with other children both at home and nursery. My son is consistently aggressive with other children at nursery and at home. He is a lively and boisterous boy, often starts off playing well but then starts to be aggressive, seeking others to pull over by the scruff of the […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My daughter of 14mths finds it difficult to cope with my husband’s repeated absences and reappearances due to work. My husband works abroad and is away from home for a week / 2 weeks at a time. When he goes, we explain that he is working but will be back. We talk to my 14mth […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My daughter of 15mths has little speech but one word she uses constantly is “no”. She will say this when either asked to do something, or told to stop doing something. At first it seemed quite amusing but now I feel as if every day is battle of wills from the moment she gets up. […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

I have a very boisterous 15-month-old girl and she is quite strong willed! How do you approach discipline at this age? For instance when we go to toddlers’ group she just runs in and pulls everything off the shelves; each time I ask her to stop she just runs to something else. She doesn’t seem […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My daughter Harriet is 13-months-old and sometimes gets really scared of other people – not only strangers, but sometimes friends of mine whom she has met several times before. She looks at them fearfully and bursts into tears. Today we went to a singing group for the fourth time. The first two times were OK […]

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