10 1/2 Fun Ways To Stop Tantrums
I have been approached a few times about tactics for avoiding meltdowns in children. I think this happens because people assume that I am able to avoid marshmallow-throwing screaming fits on my way out the door to join the circus. And usually I am.
But my tactics tend to be quite outside the box in an era of baby training and Supernanny. As an overview, some of my favorite techniques are the anger hug, safe words, being magical, overreacting on their behalf, unbridled sarcasm, reverse psychology, screaming it out and giving them ownership/finding solutions.
Parenting might not be all fun and games. But we can always make it more hilarious.
Read on for examples and explanations of Meg’s 10 1/2 creative and out-of-the-box strategies!