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Tantrums

We all have to go through tantrums at one point or another. This troubling phase of toddlerhood and early childhood can be very challenging, but luckily we have some great tips on how to survive – see what worked for these mums.

Struggling with tantrums? Here's other mum's experiences

How to deal with tantrums? Techniques and strategies

Tantrums can be incredibly difficult to cope with as a mum, especially when they’re public or when they’re so frequent that you feel like having a tantrum of your own. These mums have shared their experiences of tantruming toddlers and little ones – so please realise you’re not alone. There are strategies and techniques that can help you manage this phase. From explaining things to your toddler, to ignoring their cries for attention, to distraction methods – there are plenty of different approaches to making tantrums more manageable if not a thing of the past. Remember that eventually  your child will grow out of this phase and that tantrums are all part of normal development. It’s tough but it’s nothing you can’t handle.