Don’t you absolutely love it when your child giggles and embraces you with so much happiness in their heart?
When children are happy, we tend to join in their fun and feel a sense of ease.
Tears and temper tantrums on the other hand can be hard to accept, let alone deal with in a calm way.
I am a certified parent educator, and not once in the last decade has a parent told me that they enjoy their child’s temper tantrums!
It doesn’t matter whether your child is 2, 12 or 22… we can all agree that tantrums are not desirable. Tears, screams and meltdowns are hardly something we want to see our child go through. Understandably, it can be difficult to stay calm and respond nicely when a child has a massive temper tantrum.
When parents reach out to me for coaching and support, how to handle their child’s temper tantrums is a very common concern. [Read more…]