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Much of the behavior you describe has a very familiar ring to that of my daughter when she was around that age, and I empathize with how tough it can be. Despite trying many of the techniques that people describe here challenges continued for several years, at around the age of 6 or 7 she was diagnosed as ADHD. I can't begin to offer any sort diagnosis ...


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It doesn't sound like this has anything to do with the church nursery, and everything to do with your own child's behavior. I’m the first to admit that is a wild toddler. He likes to throw toys, touch/push other kids and pull their hair, scream, etc. We do not condone his behavior. To put it bluntly, your child needs more discipline at home. At 18 ...


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For the turn-taking (and for the other issues to a lesser extent) I find that children respect the requests of other adults moreso than their own parents. So I would speak directly to the child (even if the other parent is in the vicinity). e.g. "Can xxxx have his turn now, and then it will be your turn again after that" said in a nice tone, usually gets a ...


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I think all these answers and other methods going to confuse you and child. So you just watch your playing child...


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I'm sorry you're dealing with this, both your child acting overly rough and with the church kicking out your child. But you sound like you're handling this really well, so kudos! If I were in your shoes, I'd try to talk to someone (maybe the person who emailed you) and ask what suggestions they have. I know you both don't want to watch your child every ...


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I'm sort-of sorry for the answer I'm going to give, but mostly I think it's justified. Discipline your child. He's not behaving like an unruly little monster ONLY in church daycare, I guarantee it; he's doing these things at home, too, and you're obviously letting him get away with it, otherwise he'd know not to do them. I'm not, by any means, saying you're ...


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I would find another church with a better staff ratio in the nursery. There isn't much you can do to change your child's behavior in the church nursery - 18 month olds who bite, etc mostly need to be watched closely and redirected to other behavior. Being in a church community is a bit commitment of time and money, and you owe it to yourselves to find a ...


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There is a great answer here but I would just add my thought. I would go to the church nursery and probably other places like playgroups. Keep an eye on your child, play and stop him every time while saying "don't hit" or "don't throw". After a while, (hopefully) the child will learn what is appropriate behavior. We had to repeat a good amount of time with ...


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Does the child go to daycare/school during the week? If so, see if they give him free reign and allow the behavior you are trying to correct. I don't think the church is out to get you or anything, but they are likely frustrated if this is the norm on your child's part. I would set up a meeting with the pastor, talk about everything and see what can be done ...


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Not sure about the quick fixes, this may help in the long-run, Encourage your child when they do things that will make them socially likeable. Don't encourage when they do things that will make them socially unlikable In day-to-day activities carefully watch him and encourage all the nice things he does and when he does things that will probably make ...


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Those providing child minding services have a duty of care to all the children in their charge. It is entirely reasonable that any child pushing or pulling the hair of another child be removed from that environment. Hopefully this phase will not last long. In the mean time, consider that your child needs to learn how to appropriately interact with other ...


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Since you're talking about church, I take it religious beliefs should be on topic here. There are two commandments that supersede (and contain) all the others. One of them is You shall love your neighbor as yourself. If you have not put yourself in the shoes of the other parents, their children, and the nursery staff, that is where you should start. ...


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