Children most often have tantrums when they are feeling overwhelmed and unable to express their frustration, anger or upset feelings.
Although popular advice may center around ignoring, walking away or using time-outs, gently responding to a tantrum is a wonderful way to connect and meet a young child’s needs and help them learn self regulation skills.
Check out six ideas that can help you respond calmly when your child gets upset on my post today at Natural Parents Network: 6 Ways to Gently Respond To A Tantrum.
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