Try not to respond to tantrums (at any age)! Tantrums are never a good way of dealing with emotions or of getting attention. Gaining a response from you is part of the desired outcome and, if achieved, will encourage a child to use the tactic again and again. Little things matter Deal with lesser issues. Allow children to test out the consequences of the little things so that they don’t have to go down the slippery slope towards testing out the bigger problems. Help your child to learn from their mistakes For example, if they haven’t done their homework for school, let them learn theRead More →