Is your child throws temper tantrums, when he do not get what he wants? Are you embarrassed with the tantrums that he throws, especially at public? Is he kicks his feet or throw him on the floor and reams? Well, such situation is really an embarrassing situation for everyone! Do you want to stop this behavior, but do not know, how? Do you want to know how you can deal with such embarrassing tantrums? Before understanding the ways to deal with temper tantrums, it is very important to know the tantrum reasons. So, let’s check it out this post!
Reasons for Temper Tantrums
Child throws temper tantrums because he has some issues. So, it is very important to know the reasons of temper tantrums, if you want to deal it effectively. Basically, there are two main reasons behind the child tantrums. Both these reasons are as follows:
Child Wants to Control; the Situation
Kids have tantrum just because they want to control the situation anyhow. There is no specific reason about this behavior of a kid. For instance, when a Mom rejects the demand of a kid, he thinks that by kicking feet and screaming, he will make his Mom ready to accept the demand that she refuses earlier. Kid do tantrum because he want to get his goal in any way.
Unable to Manage Emotions
Just because they are inability to control emotions, kids do not know how to behave in a particular situation. In a situation, when they feel frustrated, mad and sad, they throw embarrassing temper tantrums.
Ways to Deal Temper Tantrums
Teach Kids to Manage their Uncomfortable Feelings
One of the best ways to deal with temper tantrums is to avoid them. Whenever you child throws himself on a floor and demands for a toy or anything else that is not reasonable, just ignore his tantrums. Do not react on his tantrums. Make sure you will not going to be fulfill any of his demands if he behaves like this.
Instead of reacting on kid’s tantrum, it is much better to teach kid about his behavior and how can manage his uncontrollable emotions. This will surely helps in managing temper tantrums.
For Managing Feelings Appropriately: Reward Kids
If the child behaves nicely and does not throw any temper tantrums at home or at public place, reward him. Reward surely encourages the kid to behave properly. For instance, if you are going for a shopping, ask your kid to follow all your directions. If he does so, give some reward. You can give anything like chocolate, sticker, any toy etc.
Another best ways to deal tantrums is to prevent them. Usually, all the times tantrums cannot be prevented, but sometimes it is prevented. For instance, whenever your kid visits a moll with his uncle, he gets a toy. So, whenever he accompanies you in a mall, he expects the same for you. And if you do not fulfill his demand, he throws tantrum. So, it’s better to teach your kid to have realistic expectations. Pre- teaching your kid will definitely helps you in preventing tantrum.
Hope, you are clear with all the ways to deal with tantrum. Next time, your kid throws any tantrum. Follow these ways and enjoy parenting!