01/20/2016 04:46 EST | Updated 10/25/2016 02:56 EDT

Why Toddlers Bite And How To Deal With It

So many of us have been there. We're at a playdate when the other toddler starts screaming because... your kid bit them. Or the daycare provider pulls you aside to mention your kid has been biting. Or your kid bites you!

So how do you stop this behaviour? And why is your toddler biting in the first place?

Parenting expert Alyson Schafer has some solid advice in the video above (and no, it doesn't involve biting your kid back).

Also on HuffPost

Toddlers Learning The Hard Way