My son (just turned two years old a month ago) has recently started biting children at preschool. He has not done this in front of me ever so I am confused about what is going on with him. Today he bit THREE different children-all female strangely-and I was contacted by the school and now must meet with his teacher and the school director to discuss it. One of the poor girl's parents are extremely upset about it. Many months ago he used to bite me sometimes, and it wasn't meant as a mean gesture-normally would happen when he was expressing his tiredness close to bedtime/or when I was being preoccupied with watching a show on the internet instead of giving him 100% of my attention. However, this behavior has subsided and he does not bite me anymore-and like I mentioned earlier-I've never seen him bite another child.
Any suggestions about how to nip this in the butt or what may be causing it? I am very worried that he will continue and they'll ask my son to leave the school. As a single parent who's current temporary visitation schedule with son's father is extremely sparse-I cannot afford for him to lose his place at this preschool. It's my lifeline. As far as I'm aware, he was not provoked directly prior to him biting the child last week. There must be Something going on that I'm not seeing or that I'm not being told about.. right?
Thanks for your help.
Edited by FearThePenguin - 4/10/12 at 3:52pm