Behavior

Behavior

Behavior problems, like biting and lying, are common in children. How should a parent respond?

This section has information about children's behavior problems, including:

  • anger
  • biting
  • bullying
  • fear
  • laziness
  • lying
  • nail biting
  • shame
  • shyness
  • social skills
  • temper tantrums
  • temperament
  • thumbsucking
  • time-out
  • spanking
  • stealing 

More information

Build Your Child's Self-Esteem - English | Spanish

How to Help Your Child Do What You Say - English

What to Do When Your Child Doesn't Do What You Say - English

Visit these websites for more information:

Being Prepared: Know When to Seek Help for Your Child - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child Behavior Disorders - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

Child Behavior: What Parents Can Do to Change their Child's Behavior - American Academy of Family Physicians

Child Development - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

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