One of the most difficult things about parenting is dealing with tantrums. Toddlers, and even older kids, are still learning how to control their emotions.
We’ve learned a lot in our foster parent training about how to deal with kids who are out of control. It has helped us a lot with our biological kids, too!
Tiffany and 18 other moms got together and shared the ways they deal with tantrums. It’s the first link in the list below. But here’s some fo what you’ll read:
“My son throwing a tantrum has been the one thing that makes parenting a challenge for me.
“I talked to my friend and childcare expert, Shauna, about how to diffuse tantrums from her experience with care for over 10,000 children over the year. She gave some really great advice that I have to go back and listen too on the extra challenging days.
“Recently I was able to get advice from other moms who have either dealt with tantrums on a regular basis or are dealing with tantrums now. Thankfully, these wonderful ladies let me get their best tips for dealing with tantrums; and I have to share them with you!
“I want to be a happy mom and not turn into the monster mommy. Between Shauna and the ladies I mention below, you’ll have what you need to handle tantrums even on your worst day.”
They tantrum, they talk back, they throw things and bite and run away. Giggling maniacally while they do it. But raising a two-year-old doesn’t have to be a throw-away, grit-your-teeth-and-get-through-it year. Two can be a terrific age.
Managing your toddler’s favorite new word - “No!” - can be frustrating for parents with toddlers. But with these five coping strategies, both you and your toddler can manage this new stage much more calmly.
A complete guide to when you should use consequences for toddler and teen tantrums, why consequences are important, and how to implement them effectively. Bonus free printable workbook to help you create consequences that will work for your kids!