How to treat temper tantrums in kids?
Taming a Temper Tantrum You know the situation. You are having a nice enjoyable outing at a store and all of a sudden your child has a melt down. Screaming and kicking, crying and running. Everyone looks at you and you are embarrassed. But does it have to be this way? The answer is no! Although many kids do go through periods where temper tantrums are a regular occurrence, as a parent there are things that you can do to properly handle them. General Tantrum Tips Even though tantrums can be handled differently depending on when and where the tantrum begins, there are some key things to keep in mind regardless of the location of the tantrum. First, is to not react! Now this may be very difficult, as a tantrum will often cause a great deal of embarrassment on the part of the parent, but it is important not to allow the child to dictate your reaction. Acknowledging the emotions of your child is okay, but do not dwell on them. Let them know that you will be happy to talk with them when they