In our next guide to parenting in a pandemic, regressive behavior appears at all stages of development at many different ages. Learn why child regression happens and how to respond to it and why you might be seeing it more commonly now in our quarantine and lockdown culture.
You've finally gotten your little one to stop asking you to wipe his bum. Or you've finally gotten your teenager to be able to handle things without huge emotional disruptions. And now, the behaviors are back. Parents, that's called regression. It's a normal part of development. It's normal under the most usual of circumstances. And it's certainly normal during this time of pandemic parenting.
1:28 WHY WE’RE SEEING SO MUCH CHILD REGRESSION NOW
3:49 REGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR SHOWS UP AT TIMES OF STRESS AND CHANGE
Lynn references the book Touchpoints-Three to Six: Your Child's Behavioral and Emotional Development by T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua Sparrow
7:13 REGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR IS LIKE COMFORT FOOD
Robin references Susie Tallman's "I've Been Working on the Railroad"
10:15 LISTENER QUESTION
Lynn answers a listener question about a 7-year-old boy who is now hitting and talking back, behavior that has happened since staying at home.
12:30 HYPO AND HYPER AROUSAL AND HOMEOSTASIS IN CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOR
16:37 WHY EVERYONE FEELS OUR OF GAS
22:00 LISTENER QUESTION #2
Speech regression and stuttering in a 3-year-old boy. Mom wonders if this new behavior is related to being stuck at home.
25:45 REGRESSION TEENS AND TWEENS
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