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10 Ways to Deal with Temper Tantrums

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Don't Yell


You may feel tempted to return your toddler's screaming with some yelling of your own. But seeing your anger when he's already got enough of his own will no doubt drive your child even farther over the edge. Your own yelling will tend to prolong your child's tantrum, because it will set him off again and again.

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Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Parenting a Preschooler and Toddler, Too © 1997 by Keith M. Boyd, M.D., and Kevin Osborn. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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