Beyond “Terrible Two’s: When Your Tween Daughter is Throwing Temper Tantrums

middle school aged daughter throwing temper tantrums

Young children throw temper tantrums before they have the ability to communicate what they’re feeling when they lack the emotional intelligence to understand and meet their own needs. Temper tantrums can look like emotional meltdowns or aggressive outbursts. If your middle school aged daughter is throwing temper tantrums, it’s not because she’s not mature enough…

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Five Tips for Dealing with Defiance In Children

defiance in children

Has your child’s strong willed nature turned into all out defiance? Defiance in children can get out of control at times. When your child acts out against authority figures and pretty much every adult in her life, it’s really hard to put a complete stop to their behavior. However, there are some ways you can…

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Short fuses in small packages: Anger management for teens

anger management for teens

Teenager and anger have long been synonymous. The particular mix of hormones and the change in world view and the very real physical changes—both the body and situational changes like starting high school, making new friends, losing friends, etc.—can make a teen angry. Some teens, however, are angrier than others. If you notice that your…

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How to Help with Anger Management in Children

anger management in children

Parents are supposed to be the heads of the household, raising obedient and positive children. However, for households that have a child who is unable to control their emotions and behaviors, the children often tyrannizes the entire family. Even at a young age, they can be difficult to communicate with and impossible to control. Though at times…

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