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How to Reduce Toddler and Parental Tantrums

We often think of tantrums as an inevitable consequence of having a toddler, but you can reduce the tears and over-the-top reactions with consistent and creative parenting.

Even with your best parenting, all kids will have the odd tantrum. They are a natural reaction to a world built for big people, with boundaries in place that little people don’t understand, and especially when they don’t have the the words and skills to express their desires.

If you can’t say, “but Mum, I want to play a while longer” the reaction is likely to be, “WAAAAHHHHH!”.