Children and young people’s brains are continually developing the ability to control their emotions. This takes time.
Click the button below to find out more about understanding your child's behaviour, as well as read advice to help support you both.
Sometimes children's behaviour can really challenge us; it is not always easy to know what to do and how to help.
Click the button below for tips and advice about how to manage behaviours like hitting, kicking, biting, sharing and friendship struggles.
Remember all children are different but if you are worried speak to your child's preschool setting or school, they will be happy to talk to you about how best to support your child.
You can contact the Healthy Child Programme by calling Just One Number on 0300 300 0123 or texting Parentline on 07520 631590 to talk to a health professional for advice and support. Our opening hours are 8am-6pm Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.
Alternatively you can go to see your GP to discuss concerns.
If you are 11-19 you can text Chathealth on 07480 635060 for confidential advice from one of the Healthy Child Programme team.
To speak to other Norfolk parents and carers, you can join our online community forum below.