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Preventing tantrums during the holiday shopping season

Preventing tantrums during the holiday shopping season Our friends at RedTri got a hold of our resident pro, Kat and compiled a great set of tips to prevent meltdowns during the busy holiday shopping season.

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How to prevent tantrums with an effective nightly routine

How to prevent tantrums with an effective nightly routine Is reading a bedtime story part of your nightly routine? If so, what is your child’s favorite book? If not, consider adding it in! There are several reasons why reading before bed can benefit your child (and you!).

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Using puzzles to help tame tantrums

Using puzzles to help tame tantrums When your child has a tantrum coming on or is just working his or her way out of one, using a puzzle-type toy to refocus their mind and energy towards is an extremely helpful tactic. 

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Can diet affect toddler tantrums?

Can diet affect toddler tantrums?

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. 

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Why do children tantrum?

Why do children tantrum?

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

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