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Toddler Tantrums

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Prevention and understanding will help you cope.

  1. Tantrums are normal, especially from age 1 to 3.
  2. At this age, children can't yet explain that they're overwhelmed.
  3. Tantrums are more likely when children are hungry or tired.
  4. To help a child having a meltdown, stay calm yourself.
  5. Try saying this: "You're OK. You can handle this."
  6. Reward peaceful behavior after the storm by praising their ability to calm down.
  7. Try not to worry about what other people are thinking.
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