Oh yes, the toddler tantrum, that spontaneous fit of fury and flailing that can really catch a mama off-guard, as well as test her nerves. Thankfully, most of my daughter's tantrums thus far have been short-lived, but she really makes them count. Quality over quantity is her approach. Turns out, there are a lot of things you can do to curb the fits and frustration. Here are some tips that I find particularly useful when dealing with a toddler tantrum.
1. DON'T let them smell your fear.
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