Is Your Best Friend’s Kid a Brat? Here’s What to Do!

June 17th, 2012

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54 comments

  1. Avatar of sahi sahi says:

    OH THATS A SITUATION WITH MY NIECE SHES SUCH A JERK WITH MY DAUGHTER!!!!!!! SHES 3 MY BABY IS 1

  2. Avatar of Chantel Chantel says:

    my daughter is always very friendly and sweet one day while playing she bit me and i smacked her mouth told her no it’s not funny or nice and it hasn’t happened again.

  3. scooberta101 says:

    my son started biting and i smacked his mouth and he doesnt bite any more same with spitting with my other son i smacked his mouth everyone has there own parenting techniques but i think it is wrong to think that oh my kid is a biter and i cant do anything about it im sorry but when did you become that kids friend no we are parents and if we want to have responisble loving children then your gonna do what it takes to make it that way and dont tell me its child abuse it hit my kid he isnt bleeding he didnt cry he learned a lesson if your going to abuse your kid and give him bruises and constantly hit them then there is something wrong but every kid is different if another kids come over and bite my kid as well i get pist off and i tell the parents if you dont take care of your kids behavior i will and i will smack them in the mouth because that is the only way that i have seen works if a kid bites another kid and then the other kid bites back well guess what he may get discourged for a while but he is going to think its ok positive disipline is all it takes and that kid will stop biting and spiting thats just the way they are.

  4. Cassie says:

    My little boy is a biter and a spits and I have to use old school tricks to get him to listen but it works and doesn’t hurt him.

  5. Avatar of monette3 monette3 says:

    Sorry, but biting is NOT ok! I think that "accepting" the fact that your child is unfriendly is an understatement, and constantly shoving food in their mouth is more likely to cause an eating disorder than correct the problem. It’s touch to have a biter for sure, but it’s nothing to shrug your shoulders at!

  6. monette3 says:

    Sorry, but biting is NOT ok! I think that "accepting" the fact that your child is unfriendly is an understatement, and constantly shoving food in their mouth is more likely to cause an eating disorder than correct the problem. It’s touch to have a biter for sure, but it’s nothing to shrug your shoulders at!

  7. Avatar of Sam Sam says:

    Haha I love this video but remember Sugar Mama …..
    To become ‘Old & wise’ you must first be ‘Young & stupid’

  8. Sam says:

    Haha I love this video but remember Sugar Mama …..
    To become ‘Old & wise’ you must first be ‘Young & stupid’

  9. Avatar of Sam Sam says:

    My little brother bit a child that bit back, he bites no more.
    You can teach and guide your child into the right direction but life dictates that you must learn from other peoples mistakes as well as your own.

  10. Sam says:

    My little brother bit a child that bit back, he bites no more.
    You can teach and guide your child into the right direction but life dictates that you must learn from other peoples mistakes as well as your own.

  11. Sam says:

    For God sake ‘sugar moma’ Don’t have anymore kids if you are going to give bad advice like that.
    If your child is biting, just stick them in a room with other biting children I’m sure they will soon learn through their own mistake that it wrong.

  12. One Idea for a cheap date, is to go for a drive in the country, visit national/state/ or local parks. Renting a boat, have a picnic, take a long walk/hike the trails. Take photo’s of the scenic drives, park photo opportunity area’s. Another idea , is to window shop at small specialty stores, and maybe get some home made ice cream.

  13. One Idea for a cheap date, is to go for a drive in the country, visit national/state/ or local parks. Renting a boat, have a picnic, take a long walk/hike the trails. Take photo’s of the scenic drives, park photo opportunity area’s. Another idea , is to window shop at small specialty stores, and maybe get some home made ice cream.

  14. My niece let her girls stay all night with my granddaughters, and for the evening they were having fun and getting along fine. The next day, was a different story. The girls were not playing well together and things got worse as the day went on. At one put in the after noon hours, I thought it was going to come down to fighting. The oldest niece was being overly concerned of her younger sister , because she had my youngest granddaughter in tears. I took the to little girls by the hand , and told them that we would go and ask my daughter( who was out side doing some yard work) what kind of activity she could think of , that both the girls would enjoy. Immediately the girls were smiling , and the fighting from earlier was all gone. They were glad to see the situation resolved, and able to play together again. I was happy they could see that a situation that seemed impossible , could have a happy ending if we just looked for an alternative approach everyone could agree upon.

  15. My niece let her girls stay all night with my granddaughters, and for the evening they were having fun and getting along fine. The next day, was a different story. The girls were not playing well together and things got worse as the day went on. At one put in the after noon hours, I thought it was going to come down to fighting. The oldest niece was being overly concerned of her younger sister , because she had my youngest granddaughter in tears. I took the to little girls by the hand , and told them that we would go and ask my daughter( who was out side doing some yard work) what kind of activity she could think of , that both the girls would enjoy. Immediately the girls were smiling , and the fighting from earlier was all gone. They were glad to see the situation resolved, and able to play together again. I was happy they could see that a situation that seemed impossible , could have a happy ending if we just looked for an alternative approach everyone could agree upon.

  16. Brittany says:

    all i can do is leave it n God hands

  17. sdixon2012 says:

    That advice was horrible.. For all questions. Im amused and dissapointed. You need a real "SUGAMAMA" answering those questions, one who has raised 5 kids and grandkids and half the neighborhoods kids. Cuz this lady doesnt know what shes talking about.

  18. Erin says:

    "so if you see him coming with his chomps out, shout!" yes. "or move." woah, hold up. my child shouldn’t have to stop what he is doing and move somewhere else because your child is going to bite him. if you know your child is a biter, keep a constant eye on him. he is your responsibility, not mine.

  19. Avatar of GailJiles GailJiles says:

    Hi! If you want the jumping up and down screaming to stop you can simply take your child by the hand softly and begin walking away from wherever you are. Your child will look at you curiously… That’s when you crouch down, close to his face and say firmly but quietly "do not scream unless you are hurt or a stranger is taking you away from me". Then the next time it happens (and it will) you walk away again, crouch down and say "remember?" Works like a charm. If you were meaning in your letter that the screaming doesn’t bother you, then please ignore my advice.

  20. GailJiles says:

    Hi! If you want the jumping up and down screaming to stop you can simply take your child by the hand softly and begin walking away from wherever you are. Your child will look at you curiously… That’s when you crouch down, close to his face and say firmly but quietly "do not scream unless you are hurt or a stranger is taking you away from me". Then the next time it happens (and it will) you walk away again, crouch down and say "remember?" Works like a charm. If you were meaning in your letter that the screaming doesn’t bother you, then please ignore my advice.

  21. GailJiles says:

    Ok, just finished laughing at the commentator that had to be told her son was trying to bite other children on play dates. Ladies, children need to be watched. As a veteran teacher, I get annoyed when people pick up their children from the front of the school as I carefully supervise them and keep track of who’s picking up whom, only to observe them letting their kids run into the street, climb planters, push other kids, etc. – all the time talking to other adults or on a cell phone. Priceless! Come on folks – don’t have kids if you don’t want to watch them.

  22. dougmcdougall5 says:

    Don’t know where you live but in Canada open alcohol in a vehicle is unlawful no matter where the vehicle is parked. Terrible advice to ever mix alcohol and motor vehicles in any capacity. Total garbage advice please nobody do that.

  23. j says:

    Grace, when they say your kids are sweet, they are being sarcastic.

  24. Hannah says:

    That lady on the left has awful advice, sorry… It seemed like the lady on the right had to prompt her with the better responses

  25. Avatar of MilkyMooMoo MilkyMooMoo says:

    This video was very intertaning. cant wait to see my little one grow and start to interact with otherchildren

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