Perspective Taking When Your Child Has a Behavior Challenge

I bet you can relate—last week I ran errands with my youngest, who was in a perfectly fine mood…until seemingly out of NOWHERE he crumbled into a huge meltdown. Who knew the bank being out of green suckers was such a crisis? 😩 Luckily, now I have an easy 4-step strategy that helps me figure situations like that out, so …

5 Tantrum Styles That Can Indicate Bigger Problems

As parents, we’ve all seen our share of temper tantrums. 😳 Kicking, screaming, writhing on the floor—it’s all a normal part of growing up, right? Turns out, not all meltdowns are created equal! Yes, temper tantrums are totally normal in toddlers and preschoolers—but according to a Washington University study, there are 5 signs of more extreme tantrums that mean some …

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing With Tantrums

You’ve heard of the “terrible twos,” right? Well they don’t always end at 2. Sometimes it’s the terrible threes and fours, too—at least it was for my sons! Dealing with meltdowns is never easy, so our ParentsTogether team reached out to an expert for some Do’s and Don’ts. First, the Don’ts: If your little one starts to have a meltdown …