Causes of Temper Tantrums - Deepstash

Causes of Temper Tantrums

  • The child is either hungry, tired, upset, or worried.
  • They want to be on their own and they will throw a tantrum if they can't do what they want.
  • They are trying to catch your attention to test your rules.
  • They are not able to articulate exactly what they need, feel, want to which upsets them.
  • They do not understand what you want them to do.


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  1. Keep a calm state of mind
  2. Don't give the child attention until they're calmer
  3. Never in any scenario should you spank or hit your child
  4. Don't give in to their tantrums or bribe them to stop their tantrums. The child will learn that they will be given what they wan...

Other Things to Know About Temper Tantrums

  • Temper tantrums are severe and can last long, and may happen often
  • Your child is not able to fully articulate their needs yet so it's best to be understanding
  • When they reach 3 and up, the tantrums will continue or get worse
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If you tell someone to calm down, they will probably not calm down.

Instead, validate the person's feelings and assure them you understand. Saying, "I can see you are upset, and I want to help," will go further to calm them.

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