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.
Believe it or not, temper tantrums are an important part of your toddler's emotional health and well-being.
The smart parent's guide to coping with your kid's fits.
We gathered advice from real moms (and a dad!) on how they maneuver around their child's meltdowns.
A national survey shows most parents believe their toddlers have the capacity for more control of their emotions than is developmentally possible at their age.
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.
Find out what's really going on in your little one's mind and learn techniques to sidestep (or survive!) the next meltdown.
De-escalate the situation when your child is losing it.
This fast fix is so simple and effective, you'll see better behavior in 60 seconds flat.
We love how this dad called out his fellow patrons who stared and maybe judged when his daughter threw a tantrum at a Red Robin restaurant.
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.
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.
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Super Parent's best tips on how to handle the toughest toddler situations, like whining and full-blown meltdowns.
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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!
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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.
Your kid throwing a tantrum it public is pretty much the worst, but when it happens to another parent? The What's Up Moms and friends dish this sitch in a new episode of "Moms Confess," which debuts every Tuesday exclusively on Parents.com.