Positive Solutions for Families

The following tips provide practical strategies that parents and teachers may use when communicating to toddlers with challenging behaviors.


Has life with your young child become filled with conflict and confusion? Does it seem as if even the simplest activity can turn quickly into disaster when your child’s behavior is out of control? Are you beginning to feel as if things are getting worse instead of better?

You’re not alone. Many, if not most, parents find themselves struggling with the challenging behavior of their young child at some point in time. The good news is that there are evidence-based, effective strategies that you can use to create positive solutions for your family. Full text» [PDF, 241KB]

Positive Solutions for Families. Eight Practical Tips for Parents of Young Children with Challenging Behaviors. Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behaviors. 2006. English. [PDF, 241KB].

Last Reviewed: April 2016

Last Updated: April 28, 2016