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How do I stop her from stealing her brother's toys?
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Modify behavior
Children are often possessive of toys, they often grab them from others.
Praise specific sharing behaviors with a kind comment. When undesirable behaviors are seen, give a time out to the 'grabber'; if the behavior continues separate your children or give the toy a time out. Often changing the response helps improve the behavior. Try not to reward any loud protestations from either child.

In brief: Modify behavior
Children are often possessive of toys, they often grab them from others.
Praise specific sharing behaviors with a kind comment. When undesirable behaviors are seen, give a time out to the 'grabber'; if the behavior continues separate your children or give the toy a time out. Often changing the response helps improve the behavior. Try not to reward any loud protestations from either child.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Stealing?
Maybe the answer is to encourage the two of them to share toys with each other. I think the more you try to keep her brother's toys away from her, the more attractive they will become.

In brief: Stealing?
Maybe the answer is to encourage the two of them to share toys with each other. I think the more you try to keep her brother's toys away from her, the more attractive they will become.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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