Temper Tantrums

Does your kid throw tantrums when he doesn't get his way? Don't worry. That's often how kids respond. It's quite normal. But temper tantrums can be really stressful and frustrating for parents too.If you find yourself trying to cope with angry outbursts, try these tips to prevent a meltdown.

Understanding Your 2-Year-Old's Mood Swings

Your child has a full range of emotions at his disposal by age 2. And sometimes it seems he can run through them all in the space of a minute.

10 Ways to Tame Your Kid's Tantrums

The smart parent's guide to coping with your kid's fits.

The Best Tantrum Tricks

We gathered advice from real moms (and a dad!) on how they maneuver around their child's meltdowns.

8 Temper Tantrum Survival Strategies

De-escalate the situation when your child is losing it.

The Top Toddler Tantrum Spots

There are some situations that seem to set off your little one more than others. Don't avoid them--instead, learn how to avoid a meltdown or defuse it before it gets out of hand.

How to Stop the Tantrums

Find out what's really going on in your little one's mind and learn techniques to sidestep (or survive!) the next meltdown.

Very Bad Behavior

Sure, parents know to expect tantrums and other bratty antics. But biting classmates and annihilating bugs? Find out what to do when your child's actions start to scare you.

1-Minute Discipline Magic

This fast fix is so simple and effective, you'll see better behavior in 60 seconds flat.

9 Ways to Prevent a Meltdown -- Your Kid's and Yours, Too

When your toddler has a temper tantrum, it may send you into one, too! However, experts agree that it is crucial to keep your cool. With these coping strategies, you can head off two tantrums at once: yours and your child's.

Stopping Temper Tantrums Before They Start

Our modern guide to stopping temper tantrums.

Dealing With Tantrums

Why do kids have tantrums? Here's a guide to understanding your munchkin's fits and how to deal with them at home and in public.

Dealing with Defiant Behavior

When your child is defiant, it can be hard to know what the consequences should be. Here are which punishments are appropriate and whether you should always enforce them.

Back-Talk Boot Camp: Stop the Sass

Listening to my three kids' fresh talk was getting stale in a hurry. I was ready to try anything--and did. Find out which methods worked best.

How to Stop a Tantrum Fast

You may not be able to avoid tantrums, entirely, but you can minimize their frequency and intensity.

Dealing with Violent Temper Tantrums

One mom asks for expert advice on how to deal with her toddler's temper tantrums and behavior problems.

How to Leave a Store Without Buying a Toy

Are you worried about a potential meltdown every time you go to the store and don't buy your son a toy? Here are some tips to handle the situation before, during and after!

40 Ways to Prevent Tantrums

You've been there -- your child is bored, cranky, and about to lose it while you're in a waiting room, a checkout line, or a restaurant. Here's a huge bag of tricks designed to distract kids and keep everyone happy.

How to Deal with 3 Super-Annoying Toddler Situations

Super Parent's best tips on how to handle the toughest toddler situations, like whining and full-blown meltdowns.

How to Get Kids to Eat Something You Want Them to Eat

Tips on how to get even the pickiest of eaters to try (and enjoy!) their veggies.

Is Your Child a Public Menace?

Bad behavior is hard enough to deal with at home. But when it happens in a store or a restaurant, you need to think fast -- and keep it from happening again.

Moms Respond: How Do You Handle Your Toddler's Tantrums?

Moms share their tricks for taming tantrums.

Preventing Tantrums

One way to prevent tantrums before they occur is to give your toddler the illusion of control. Offer your child choices, rather than commands, and be sensitive to his limits.

Moms Confess: Why I Love Your Kid's Meltdown

The What's Up Moms share why they love YOUR kids' meltdowns and embarrassing public tantrums. (Hint: It's not THEIR kids' meltdowns!)