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whats the best way to deal with a 5 year old tantrum?

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Asked by ajohnson31307 at 11:56 PM on Sep. 5, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • If you are home, send her to her room. Tell her the answer was NO and that all that "noise" is not going to change the answer. If she doesn't stop, tell her that she can go and cry/scream in her room and that when she is done, she is welcome to come back down to you.

    Answer by Maureen-MD at 11:58 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • put him in his room. make it a house rule that if your going to throw a fit you do it in your room. my kids know this rule and will go to there room before they cry now.

    Answer by cassie_m at 11:59 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • leave the place where the tatum is happening like a store or restaurant..... get rid of the stressor of the child

    Answer by pinkdena at 12:01 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • return it for a refund or store credit ;-)

    Answer by Zoeyis at 7:29 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • HA HA HA HA Zoeyis. Good one.

    When my 5 year old throws a tantrum, I pick him up, dump him on his bed and tell him to come out when he is ready to behave and talk like a normal boy.

    Answer by Pnukey at 2:02 PM on Sep. 12, 2010

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