Temper Tantrums Directory

Temper tantrums are common in children, especially between ages 1 and 4, when kids are still learning how to communicate effectively. Popular tantrum techniques include crying, hitting, kicking, stomping, throwing things, and breath-holding. If they become regular or intense, parents need to look into what's causing the tantrums and find ways to stop them. Proper disciplinary techniques include staying calm and letting the child know tantrums are unacceptable, praising calm behavior, keep daily routines consistent, and giving the child some control over his/her world, i.e. letting the child choose whether she wants grilled cheese or PB&J for lunch. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about temper tantrums, what causes them, how to deal with them, and much more.

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