Children who are persistently aggressive, defiant, and explosive by the time they’re in Nursery very often have tumultuous relationships with their parents from early on. A new study suggests that a cycle involving parenting styles and hostility between mothers and toddlers could be the key.
The study was done by researchers at the University of Minnesota and appears in the journal Child Development.
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As you know my work is not about finger pointing – more about offering a helping hand so I would just get you to imagine that you have a camcorder on your should observing YOUR behaviour and if you don’t like what you discover, don’t beat yourself up just commit to making a few small changes – making sure you get plenty of “Me” time to recharge your batteries and your patience !