Okay, we had a playdate at our house today, and my sweet 2 year-old dd didn't do so great. There were younger children at the playdate, and she kept pushing them down. I tried to talk to her about it, but before I could even finish my sentence, she was going back to do it again.
Just a little background- my hubby and I are AP gentle disciplining parents. We do have a 5 week old new baby, but she has never shown aggression towards him or to anyone else for that matter. And our dd has seemed to have very little trouble adjusting to having a new baby in the house.
DD is around two other brothers in the church nursery who regularly rough-house each other. She may be picking up on their behavior, but I don't really know.
The big question I have is how to help her learn that pushing and being a bully is not okay. My approach of getting down on her level, talking to her about it, and trying to redirect her hasn't worked.
All suggestions are welcome!