Temper Tantrum

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Another toddler’s tantrum is making headlines — except this time it resulted in a very generous act from a stranger.
I did not know what to do and was paralyzed by helplessness. I had planned a nice outing, but now, not only was my child was having a temper in a public place, but I was being tested.
I'm all for discipline and sometimes that is the only necessary path. But I think a lot of our frustration, our cries of "why can't they just behave," aren't really about behavior at all.
My son was no longer a baby. He was no longer "cute." He was a destructive force that was wrecking my home.
We might be less than a week away from the Fourth of July, but Sienna's been in the throes of a sudden independence streak.
If you notice an abrupt change in your formerly peaceful child, they could be taking a turn into disequilibrium.
She wants me to meet her ferocity. I usually do. Tonight, I surrender. With all of my might, I stay still. Then slowly -- magically -- she softens. The crying stops. Her body gives. She turns on her side towards me, I hold her. She exhales -- sweaty and empty -- and sleeps.
Moderation in all things is a good rule to live by and I find that if you let kids try a bit of a food or drink every now and then, it becomes less taboo and a lot less precious.
Children's temper tantrums are widely seen as many things: the cause of profound helplessness among parents; a source of