9. Provide Comfort
Some experts contend that providing physical comfort in the middle of a tantrum reinforces the behavior. However, according to Parenting for Brain, a hug can help restore the hormonal balance inside a child's body. You know your child best, and if holding them helps them settle down more quickly, then go for it.

Regardless, when the fit is over, it's important to offer a hug to reassure your little one that although your disapprove of their behavior, your love is steadfast.