It's Babywise Friendly Blog Network Week! Our group will be writing on the topic of "discipline" all week long. Please see below for the full schedule.
Today, Kimberly at Team Cartwright is discussing how they deal with tantrums. I have to say, I absolutely LOVE this post! We deal with tantrums in a very similar way, and I think it is so important to realize that toddlers are still learning how to deal with their emotions. I fully believe that we have to help them learn how to do so, and that ignoring a tantrum (while sometimes appropriate when all else fails) is not helping them to learn how to cope with emotions in the long run. Kimberly gives some great advice in this post on how to handle the tantrum and get to the bottom of the emotion, together. This post also ties in so well to my post on expectations yesterday and focusing on the end goal and desired behavior.
More Posts of Interest:
2 Tips That Stop Tantrums Immediately (Caroline was 21 months old)
Did You Ever Think You'd Yell At Your Child?
Oh the Fits - 6 Things to Keep In Mind When Tantrums Start
I Need Mama- 25 Months old and tantruming (troubleshooting post)
The ladies of the Babywise Friendly Blog Network are all blogging on discipline this week. Check them out on these days:
Monday: Valerie at Chronicles of a Babywise Mom
Tuesday: Natasha at Let's Be Brave
Wednesday: Katrina at Mama's Organized Chaos
Thursday: Kimberly at Team Cartwright and Carrie at Wiley Adventures
Friday: Emily at The Journey of Parenthood and Cole at Twinning Babywise
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