Health Tip: Stop Toddler Tantrums Before They
(HealthDay News) -- It's usually tough to stop a toddler's
tantrum once it starts, so the Nemours Foundation suggests how to
avoid one altogether:
- Give your child enough attention, especially when the child is
exhibiting good behavior.
- Let your toddler have control over small decisions, such as
what to eat or wear.
- Choose your battles; fighting over a small thing may not be
- If there is something your child can't have, keep it out of
- Offer your child toys and challenges that are age-appropriate,
- Don't push your child beyond his or her limits.
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