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alyssakapnik September 21st, 2009 11:18 AM

Gross! Helping Kids End Their Bad Habits
 
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Let’s be honest: Kids do all kinds of gross things sometimes, from nose-picking to nail-biting. There may be something primal about each of these activities, but they’re generally un-hygienic and not socially welcome. That’s why the sooner you can break your kids of these bad habits, the better for them and for everyone around them. Some common bad habits include:
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Nathan1980 August 24th, 2010 03:05 PM

Very informative post.Thanks
 
Very informative post.Thanks for sharing

znljubica June 12th, 2011 01:30 PM

Child acquires the habit in
 
Child acquires the habit in family. Parents are their role model.
Therefore I think it's the most important that the parent provides a positive example.

shivam dhawan June 4th, 2012 12:15 AM

THANKS.... BEST WAYS TO GET
 
THANKS.... BEST WAYS TO GET RID OF THE ABOVE BAD HABITS.
one thing i want to ask u that my kid 5 years old has a habit of throwing things to others. or slapping his elder brother. how could i get rid of it. please tell me. i am very worried.

RebekahTanaka June 16th, 2013 08:49 PM

Neat
 
Neat

Trish0102 September 13th, 2013 10:12 AM

if a child has a bad
 
if a child has a bad habit,keep her reminded that what her doing is not good.

slyon October 25th, 2013 11:35 PM

Both my kids have picked
 
Both my kids have picked their noses in the past. My 3 yr. old still picks her nose and then tries to eat it. I need to give her a crayon or other toy to keep her mind off her nose! I have been scolding her as soon as I see her do it and it makes her jump!....not the best idea. Anyone have another idea for me?

MarieC. November 6th, 2013 04:52 PM

Re: Gross! Helping Kids End Their Bad Habits
 
I agree that reminding the child that the behavior is unacceptable or not good is a good idea. However, I also believe in positive reinforcement eg. give her/him a reward, it doesn't have to be anything big, maybe more time to play with her favorite toy.... when good behavior is demonstrated.


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