Quoting HopingforaMiracle:" Oh wow Hun. I don't know. Have you talked to her pediatrician since?"
Quoting Not tellin:" So I have talked to her Pedi about this last year. She told me it was normal (I didn't disagree) and ... [snip!] ... start self image issues. I just want to curb it before we start going more public with our behavior. Anyone have any ideas? "
Quoting regina_margot:" how would you normally go about disciplining her otherwise? as in, how do you teach her not to do other ... [snip!] ... any other instruction. i wouldn't be half hearted about it. I'd be firm. personally. but then, we haven't gotten that far yet"
Quoting crazy coupon lady:" My dd is 4 and still grinds on her seat belt...but thats about it. My now 10 yr old did it till she ... [snip!] ... objects around the house too, I still remeber her doing it when she waslike 8 yrs old. I would just talk to the pedi again."
Quoting Not tellin:" I don't want to discipline her for it. I don't want her to think it is wrong. I want to encourage her to do it privately and not with dolls or on the foot post of my bed. "
Quoting LumpySpacePrincess:" Have you tried sitting her down and talking ot her on her own and explaining that it's absolutely fine, ... [snip!] ... that we don't do it in front of other people or using things like dolls and foot posts because you can end up hurting yourself?"
Quoting Buckeye:" My oldest boy kind of does the same thing. He mostly grinds himself on the floor. He was doing it very ... [snip!] ... time and he tells me no. I still don't know if he completely understand it is a thing you do in private, but it seems like it."