How to Deal With Toddler Crying and Tantrums

If you ask the parents of young children, they are bound to name one defining characteristic of toddlers: the temper tantrum. Even those without children are familiar with the outbursts. They frequently occur in grocery stores, during play time, or whenever they are most inconvenient. Rattled mothers and fathers are frequently caught off guard, and quickly become desperate to quell the frenzy.

In this aptly named article, tantrums are traced to three main causes: the seeking of attention, the desire for an object or activity, and the attempt to avoid a task. Author Joseph Brownstein gives examples of each type of tantrum and suggests the best ways to deal with each. With a little bit of planning, and a healthy amount of will power, parents can be prepared when their toddler’s emotions get out of hand!

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