What to do when your child exhibits aggressive behavior

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What to do when your child exhibits aggressive behavior

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Aggressive behavior usually has some sort of motivation behind it. For younger kids, especially, it's because they are not able to verbally communicate what they are experiencing. Even for teenagers, I think toddlers and teenagers are the same type of being in a different size body. That disconnect for them is really difficult for them to figure out what is going on. If you can ask them questions, for older kids, they can come up with an answer. Ask them why they are feeling aggressive and you might be surprised at what comes out.

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Sondra Santos Drahos

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In 2007, when Sondra Santos Drahos was a single mom, she became a Certified Parent Educator and founded Happy Healthy Hip Parenting.  She is a Parental Advisor at Parental Wisdom and has been heard on NPR’s The Takeaway. She was included in the Nielsen’s list of Top 50 Power Moms in 2009. She is dedicated to Honoring Families, Supporting Parents, and Enriching Relationships. She lives in Solana Beach, California with her husband and two sons.

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