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Thursday, April 15, 2021
Everything We Learned About Tantrums in 2019

Everything We Learned About Tantrums in 2019

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Photo: ShutterstockBest of LifehackerBest of LifehackerWhether we’ve made a complicated recipe absurdly simple, illustrated how to survive a natural disaster, or explained a political crisis in terms even your great-grandma would understand, these are some of our favorite stories from the past year.We wrote a lot about toddler tantrums this year. And chances are, we’ll…
How to Make Your Toddler More Patient

How to Make Your Toddler More Patient

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Remember the last time you asked your toddler to wait just a second for something, and that only made them more desperate and relentless for the thing they wanted? Toddlers are known for many things and patience ain’t one. They are beginners and they need to stretch their patience muscles. But as parents, it is…
What to Inform Your Young Child Rather of ‘No’

What to Inform Your Young Child Rather of ‘No’

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If you parent a toddler, you probably say the word “no” a lot. It comes with the territory of caring for a being that is constantly doing things that are unsafe while also making frequent and repeated unreasonable requests. I am not advocating that we never tell our children “no.” Toddler-parenting very often calls for…
How to Get Your Young Child to Use a Coat

How to Get Your Young Child to Use a Coat

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The transition from summer to fall can be a tough one for a lot of reasons—a new school year, earlier bedtime routines, new activities starting up. But it’s also a struggle because it’s time for your toddler (or preschooler, all the way up to teenager) to start wearing a coat again and they’re not pleased…
Assist Children Relax With a ‘Brain Video Game’

Assist Children Relax With a ‘Brain Video Game’

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Photo: Shutterstock The thing about toddlers is that they’re mind-numbingly irrational. It’s not their fault, of course. It’s going to be a solid two decades before those brains are fully developed and able to offer up true logical reasoning to the world, but still. It’s frustrating. No parent enjoys the tantrum management that comes with…
Do Not Ask Kids ‘Why’ When They’re Distressed

Do Not Ask Kids ‘Why’ When They’re Distressed

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Photo: Shutterstock Your kid has been muttering under his breath for the past five minutes as he works through his math homework; finally, he slams his pencil down in obvious frustration. “Why are you getting so frustrated?” you might ask. Or your preschooler comes rushing down the stairs to you, tears running down her cheeks;…
Do Not Post Your Young child’s Temper tantrum on Social network

Do Not Post Your Young child’s Temper tantrum on Social network

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Photo: Shutterstock The great thing about parenting during the age of social media is that we have an easy way to connect with others during those isolating early years. The years during which the days are long but the nights are longer, someone is always physically hanging on you, and even something as simple as…
Why Your Young Child Gets Mad When You Provide What They Desired

Why Your Young Child Gets Mad When You Provide What They...

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As soon as kids begin to talk—or even non-verbally indicate a preference—we start to give them choices. Do you want to wear the red shirt or the yellow shirt?Would you like a peanut butter or grilled cheese sandwich for lunch? Should we read Goodnight Moon or The Very Hungry Caterpillar? We’re trying to give them…
How to Manage a Public Young Child Temper Tantrum

How to Manage a Public Young Child Temper Tantrum

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We were in the Trader Joe’s parking lot. My daughter—who was two at the time—refused to get into her car seat. I tried coaxing her calmly, and then not calmly at all. Soon, it was a scene. She screamed as I wrangled her flailing body, my foot stretched out behind me to stop my shopping…
A Guide to Handling Your Young child’s Night Disaster

A Guide to Handling Your Young child’s Night Disaster

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Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Getty Images, Shutterstock Like many families with small children, we have a “witching hour.” Around 6 p.m., the toddler pulls out all her naughty tricks, the 5-year-old switches into turbo gear, my husband gets frustrated, and I am totally out of gas. We’ve had no choice but to come up with…

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