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How To Tackle One Of The Hardest Parts Of Toddlerhood

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20. Stick To Your Guns
When it comes to tantrums, you can choose any method you like, as long as it doesn't involve giving in. All that does is teach your child that throwing a fit is an effective way to get what they want. Toddlers are shrewd negotiators, and if they learn that something works, they're going to repeat it.

Bribery should be avoided at all costs and the only "reward" given for the end of a tantrum should be verbal kudos for regaining self-control.