Taming Temper Tantrums: Behavior Management for Toddlers

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All parents have been there: whining, screaming, crying, throwing things, lying down on the floor, and refusing to get up.
Hopefully, it’s the children doing these things not the parents, but if the problem behavior goes on long enough, you never know where things might end up.
Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this way. There are a range of evidence-based strategies that parents can learn to use that will lower the temperature in the home and restore a modicum of respect, affection, and harmony to parent-child relationships.
All that’s needed to manage temper tantrums is a little bit of planning, followed by a lot of consistency, and, of course, plenty of love. Read on to learn what works and how to do it.
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