Posts tagged "tantrum"
The short answer is yes. While we are big proponents of teaching our kids about their emotions and giving them tools to effectively self-regulate, diet plays a big role in children's behavior.
Human brains develop back to front, with a more complex understanding of directions only appearing in a child after turning 4 years old.
Accepting this reality doesn't mean there's nothing we can do. It also means that a lot of traditional methods (punishments, time-outs, taking out toys, over-lecturing) really don't work.