Posts tagged "why do children tantrum"
Today, we are bringing 7 strategies to prevent and control tantrums on the go. (Target run gone bad, anybody?) Read up!
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.