Let your toddler try to do it themselves.

Rein in your own impatience. That doesn’t mean abandoning him to it. Stand by, smiling, ready to be helpful in whatever way actually helps your toddler.

When in doubt, empathize

Your empathy and acceptance helps your child accept her emotions.

Positive Discipline

Positive Discipline starts by having a good relationship with your child.

Get to the Core of Your Toddler’s Anger

If your toddler bites in anger, ask yourself what might be causing this change of mood in your toddler. Have there been any changes in your toddler’s life lately? Is your toddler reacting in anger?

If your toddler hasn’t been socialized with his children his age, this could be another cause of anger.

The power of “No”

Learn to say “no” in a firm, peaceful way that carries authority but not anger. This parenting skill will help you to cut short years of power struggles.

Discipline and toddlers

Kids raised with authoritarian discipline have tendencies toward anger and depression.

No, no, no

If you’re always saying, ‘No, no, no,’ your child will tune out the no and won’t understand your priorities

Keep a tantrum diary

Keeping a tantrum diary might help you understand triggers. Try to think ahead and limit overwhelming situations.

Help them do something

If they are doing something that you want them to stop, don’t just say ‘no’. Help them to do something different.

Time Out

Take a time-out. If you’re worked up, you’re only going to work up your child