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.

10 Reasons Your Toddler's Tantrum Is Actually a Good Thing

Believe it or not, temper tantrums are an important part of your toddler's emotional health and well-being.

14 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.

Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Toddler?

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.

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.

8 Temper Tantrum Survival Strategies

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

1-Minute Discipline Magic

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

Dad's Post Nails the Struggle of Taking Kids Out to Eat

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Stop a Tantrum Fast

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

Stopping Temper Tantrums Before They Start

Our modern guide to stopping temper tantrums.

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.

We Are All Drew Barrymore When Her Daughter Throws an Epic Tantrum at Disney World

We love Barrymore's perspective on the inevitable Disney-induced meltdown all toddlers experience.

This Woman Just Came Up With a Genius Plan for Stopping Kids' Public Meltdowns

The solution? A secret signal that will call other parents to your rescue.

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.

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 Help Your Preschooler Handle Emotions and Avoid Outbursts

Prevent over-the-top outbursts by helping your child learn better ways to handle stressful situations.

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!

Get Ready: Kristen Bell's Take on Toddler Tantrums Is About to Change Everything

The star explains why she doesn't let toddlers being toddlers embarrass her or make her feel ashamed.

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.

What's Up Moms Confess: Why I Love Your Kid's Meltdown

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.