If you haven’t experienced this, you will soon enough. All children, especially toddlers and teenagers, will have at least one temper tantrum in their lifetime (if you’re lucky). For parents, it can be a frustrating time, but you are not without help. Here are some tips to keep the tempers cool.
What Is a Temper Tantrum?
If you didn’t know better, you’d probably guess that your child was having a seizure of sorts. Some scream, wail, flail and jump around. Others may pout and stomp all over the house. However your child displays it, a temper tantrum is unmistakable.
It is performed usually in response to the answer “no.” When kids don’t get their way, they can act out. The earliest act is often the tantrum. Through this method, they can test the boundaries of their influence over their parents’ behavior. How you handle it will determine if it is effective.
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