Welcome to toddler tantrums! Parenting is no fun without having to negotiate with a demanding toddler. We are here to help you understand the complexities of toddler behavior.
is sometimes referred to as terrible twos or terrible threes, and there is a
reason! As a child begins to understand his or her surrounding environment and
tries to get involved with it, they may want to explore several things around
them. In the process they may fail, get disappointed or feel challenging. They
may feel restricted by their inability to communicate what they want and what
they feel. A child who feels sleepy or hungry may not recognize what he or she
is feeling. They may get upset when the parents impose a ‘no’ on something they
want to try. A child may want to flip the pancake but the parent may not allow
for safety concerns around a gas stove. They may feel terrible if they are
unable to accomplish a task that their tiny hands try to do. A child trying to
stack blocks may continuously see it falling down.
result, they begin to express their frustrations as loud cries and tantrums.
They might take a long time to settle down. And, they don’t understand yet the
etiquettes of behavior in public places. They may adamantly sit on the floor of
a mall refusing to get up until they get the toy they saw at the store.
may be difficult and sometimes overwhelming for parents to handle toddler
behavior. The reasoning ability of a toddler is at its infancy stage and this
may make any attempt by the parent to reason out things utterly, terribly
futile. It requires patience and maturity for the parents to help soothe their
we are here to help you sail this phase of parenting with ease and
understanding with our thoughtful articles on toddler behavior.