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5 Quick Tips To Avoid Meltdowns During Quarantine

5 Quick Tips To Avoid Meltdowns During Quarantine

The world is going through an unprecedented crisis, facing a pandemic that has forced us to stay home to stop the virus from taking up more lives. The impact to the economy and our lives is massive. We are all experiencing some level of anxiety, depression and even grief for the live we used to have.

For all the families out there staying home with their little toddlers, trying to navigate their big emotions, feeling trapped in the house, here are 5 quick tips to avoid meltdowns:

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Flashcards for toddlers

Flashcards for toddlers

Dealing with emotional toddlers, or even preschoolers who aren't too verbal or get too upset to express themselves can be a real challenge. Flashcards are a great tool to get them to express emotions, label their feelings or simply find strategies to get out of an intense tantrum.
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How to stop intense tantrums on the spot

How to stop intense tantrums on the spot

Very intense tantrums can be so strong and come so out of the blue that it takes us by surprise not knowing what do to. Especially when they happen outside the house (Target tantrums, anyone? 🙋🏾)

The saying "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail" couldn't be truer when it comes to tantrums. And while tantrum prevention is the best way to avoid tantrums all together, below you'll find strategies to overcome them successfully on the spot. Even at Target.

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Tantrums at bedtime and how to avoid them

Tantrums at bedtime and how to avoid them

For many exhausted parents, 🙋🏽 we look forward to when our children finally go to sleep. Their slumber is our gateway to a few hours of personal time (aka when we catch up with our spouse, watching brain-numbing reality television, or finally shower). So obviously bedtime tantrums are the absolute worst after a very long day. Here are some strategies to reduce bedtime tantrums
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