Amber - posted on 07/04/2016 ( 1 mom has responded )
I am a first time mom and my child is 8 months old. My grandmother watches my baby while I am working. My baby started crawling at the end of her 6 month or beginning of her 7 month. My grandmother had mentioned that she pops the baby's hand when she gets into things that she doesn't need to be in. I quit my job for a week now and since I have been at home I have tried this method if my baby gets ahold of things she doesn't need to mess with. I have realized that I do not like this method and it seems ineffective. I prefer to just move her and give her a toy. After researching this topic it worries me that children who are popped tend to give up on tasks more easily in the long run. With this brief explantion, my concern or question is...Do you think if I stop popping her hands now, at 8 months old , will she still face these negative effects in the long run?