how do I get him to stop pulling hair?? - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 03-05-2003, 11:35 AM - Thread Starter
 
its_our_family's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: does it really matter?
Posts: 9,307
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I tell him no and take his hand away. I'll sit him on the floor and give him a toy but he just smiles and does it again 5 minutes later!

How do I get him to quit it!? He is too strong and it hurts!

Single Mom to 2 amazing little men. T(7) and B(5)
its_our_family is offline  
#2 of 2 Old 03-05-2003, 11:44 AM
 
Mallory's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Wesley, AR
Posts: 2,576
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Try telling him what to do instead of what not to do.

Maybe he needs a new way to touch your hair
"Touch mama's hair nicely, it's so soft isn't it?"

O a new way to use his strong arms
"here is a _____ (rope, toy,?) you can pull on, wow you have strong arms!"

He is not doing it to make you mad, he just has some things that he has to do and because he has so few experiences to draw on if you just tell him no he will often repeat the same thing over and over. He really can't think of any other way to touch your hair or use his arm muscles. Not that you won't have to repeat yourself several times, but at least this way you are expanding his world not limiting it.
Mallory is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off