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I have two children who for the most part adore each other and play really well, but get painfully competitive over time spent with me. It’s great to feel loved but the competitiveness is exhausting to deal with and often spoils nice moments. Is there a way to work around this?
I’m so embarrassed but my child care provider called me in to say my two-year-old has been biting other children. I hate to think what the other parents must be thinking. What do I do?
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Lecturer, Faculty of Education (QUT)
Dr Rebecca English is a researcher, teacher and mother whose work is concerned with parenting and education.
She has an interest in the ways parents make choices for their children that align with their beliefs about family, parenting and other factors. She is interested in how parenting practices and beliefs...
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