Terrible twos: How to deal with tantrums
Article in images

The aftermath

   

 - The aftermath
There’s no point analysing a toddler’s behaviour with them. But it is worth asking yourself what you can learn from the tantrum. Had they eaten recently? Did they need a nap? Were you actually being a bit strict?

It’s also important to let them know that you’re not angry with them, nothing has changed and despite them throwing a strop that could rival one from Big Brother’s Nikki, you still love them.
 
‘Have a cuddle and move on,’ says Joanne, you know your three-year-old isn’t going to dwell on it. 

Joanne's final tip? "Maybe treat yourself to that emergency stash of gin."

Sounds like good advice to us.  




  
 

Sophie Herdman
08/07/2012
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Celebrity Men with GlassesOscars Red Carpet Pictures
This Week's Coronation Street SpoilersTricks and tips for an active new year
Latest… 17/08/2017
Parenting News
Guides
Videos
Mum Shows The Not-So-Blissful Reality Of Breastfeeding
The Poshest Baby Names For Your 2017 Newborn
Five-year-old Boy Drew A Picture Of His Mum On Her Period And He Deserves A Medal
Mum's Lopsided Boobs Highlight The Very Real Breastfeeding Issue
All Parenting news
Weight gain during pregnancy
Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: The effects on your baby
First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe
See all Parenting guides
The Beautiful Moment A Father Breastfeeds His Baby
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...