Toddlers and Tantrums
- IEL Interactive Chat: Using Words and Emotions to Avoid Two's Commotions
- Fuss Management: Comforting the Irritable Child
- Fuss Management: Planning Ahead to Prevent Tantrums
- Don't Spank! Here's What You Can Do Instead!
- Helping Children Develop “Impulse Control”
- Dealing with Temper Tantrums
Two-year-olds may express their frustration or anger with a tantrum. Parents can help by dealing with a tantrum calmly.
- Temper Tantrums: How to Deal with a Meltdown
Tantrums are common in toddlers but should be dealt with calmly without rewarding the behavior.
- Temper Tantrums: How to Keep the Peace
Prevention is best, but knowing ways to respond to a tantrum can help.
- Understanding Children: Temper Tantrums
This parent resource helps parents understand the causes of temper tantrums and ways to plan ahead to help prevent them.
- Understanding Children: Disciplining Your Toddler
Disciplining a toddler isn’t easy, but understanding the reasons for the behavior and keeping your goals for your toddler’s development in mind can help.
- A Temper, A Tantrum
By understanding why tantrums happen and by knowing how to respond, parents can reduce the number and intensity of tantrums.
- Disciplining Your Toddler
Here are suggestions from KidsHealth for setting limits that will help prevent future discipline problems. (Spanish)
- Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
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