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5 Tricks to End a Tantrum with Behavioral Science

1. Stay calm & model self-control.

When you remain composed, you help your child regulate their emotions.

2. Acknowledge your child’s feelings and validate them.

Show empathy and understanding by saying things like “I understand you’re upset” or “I know this is hard for you”.

3. Use distraction techniques

4. Give your child choices to help them feel empowered and in control.

5. Use positive reinforcement