how do you stop a tantrum that has already started? or at least deescalate it? im at a loss. my son will be 5 in june and im so ready to pull my hair all out. ive heard tantrum with them so in the middle of my apartment parking lot i sat on the ground and start kicking and screaming (and boy did i feel like an idiot when the mailman looked at me lol) i must have screamed for two full minutes. i was no better off when i was finished then when i had started. i know what triggered it (ds needed a nap and i made the mistake of telling him he was getting one when we got upstairs) ive gotten pretty good at preventing them for the most part, but once they start its like they have a mind of their own and ds just looses control of his own body. anyways long story short his shirt got wet and then he wanted to go upstairs. im at my wits end! im about ready to treat him like a cat and chase him around with a spray bottle when he is tantruming... (but no i would never do that) please give me some advice. i usually try to ignore them but there are times i just cant....Answer Question
Answer by momti at 7:09 PM on Apr. 30, 2011
Answer by MamaStuart at 7:19 PM on Apr. 30, 2011
Answer by maiahlynn at 10:41 PM on Apr. 30, 2011
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