Responding Gently To a Tantrum


responding to tantrum

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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Ariadne is a happy and busy mama to three children. She practices peaceful, playful, responsive parenting and is passionate about all things parenting and chocolate. Ariadne has a B.S. in Communication, is a certified Positive Discipline Parenting Educator, and has completed several graduate courses in child development, psychology and family counseling. She lives on top of a beautiful mountain with her family, one cuddly dog and "bluey" the fish.

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