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Posted by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 7:56 PM
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How to you handle temper tantrums? 



by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 7:56 PM
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KaelynnsMommy64
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 7:58 PM
Ignore her while she's having one. My dd is 20 months old and loves temper tantrums!
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angela.bouchard
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 9:51 PM

My son hasn't gotten to the age where he throws bad ones. I've been around my niece and nephew who were terrible with tantrums though. Right now when he starts throwing a tantrum I try to talk to him and redirect him to do something else. 

preacherskid
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 9:54 PM
Maggie gets one warning to calm down, and if she doesn't calm down after that warning she goes to her room to calm down. It has worked pretty well, we usually only have to give her the warning and she'll calm down. We started that between 15 & 18 months, she is three now.
larissalarie
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 9:55 PM
Ignore them (unless it's threatening safety) and praise tons for good behavior. Fortunately my kids have hardly ever thrown fits.
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larissalarie
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 9:58 PM
If I sense that they are starting to lose control, I will say something like: "you need to get in control of yourself" in a fairly soft voice. That is more attention getting than trying to talk louder than them.

Quoting larissalarie:

Ignore them (unless it's threatening safety) and praise tons for good behavior. Fortunately my kids have hardly ever thrown fits.
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erikays
by on Feb. 12, 2012 at 11:08 PM
Ignore the tantrums
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Cheyennesmommy4
by Christina on Feb. 12, 2012 at 11:49 PM

I am getting better, Mason will throw them usually when he's tired or doesn't get his way. I just let him and then calmy take him out of the situation. If we are out in public, I take him out of the store or place. If at home, I take him to his room and calm him down.

MixedCooke
by on Feb. 13, 2012 at 5:16 AM

ignore, re-direct, distract, time-out

Kathleen69699
by on Feb. 13, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Quoting KaelynnsMommy64:

Ignore her while she's having one. My dd is 20 months old and loves temper tantrums!


Loving19mommy92
by on Feb. 13, 2012 at 8:19 AM

I ignore them 

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