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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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How to teach little kids to self-regulate with deep breaths

How to teach little kids to self-regulate with deep breaths

One of the main techniques we love using to help little kids calm down during a temper tantrum is taking 3 to 5 deep breaths.

Deep breathing has shown to help with self-regulation, anxiety, stress, concentration and overall changing our emotional state. However, it can sometimes be tricky to teach deep breathing to little children.

Here are a few ideas we love:

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How to talk to an emotional child during a temper tantrum

How to talk to an emotional child during a temper tantrum

Often times when little kids have an emotional outburst, they are unable to express themselves verbally. We can ask them what happened and how we can make them feel better... and all we get back is more screaming and tears. 

Here's how we get them to express themselves with Tantrum Fix:

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