Parenting Tips for Child Discipline

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Children between the age of fifteen months to four years experience a phase of temper tantrums.

Some children display rage and anger when they are asked to do away with a certain toy or behave in a particular manner.

The child first reacts by refusing to listen to the parent’s advice and when the child realizes that it is difficult to melt the parent, the child adopts the strategy of forcing his parents to submit to him by throwing temper tantrums.

A child usually screams or kicks or throws things to display his anger and resentment. Parents often find it difficult to deal and cope with angry outbursts of their child. The situation becomes embarrassing when such occurrences happen in public places and in front of gatherings of relatives and friends.



One of the best ways to handle angry outbursts of kids is to ignore as much as is possible. When you submit to the will of the child to avoid facing anger outbursts of the child, the child adopts this methodology to get his way.

In order to handle it, ignore your child whenever he is throwing his tantrum and walk away.

Go and sit in another room and give no attention to your child. When the child will see that his strategy is no more working, he will gradually abstain from this habit. Giving in to the child’s demand whenever he is throwing a tantrum will ensure that the tantrums continue.

Another approach to handle tantrums is to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Understand your child’s personality and his development. Teach him discipline from the very beginning. Parents who pamper their children excessively face this problem of angry outbursts.



Teach your child good manners and positive ways of expressing his feelings and needs. Don’t give in to his every demand and whim. This will spoil him and he is likely to get angry when any of his wishes is not fulfilled.  Talk with your child and teach him to express emotions of happiness, sadness, anger, etc in words rather than through acts of violence.

Set clear expectations for the child and let him know what to expect. For instance, if you are going to buy a toy from a store, make it clear that the child is allowed to buy one toy. Be polite and straightforward. This will prevent a tantrum in the public place.

Establish routines for daily chores and introduce spontaneity gradually to avoid unexpected anger outbursts.Punishment and retribution are less advised methods of dealing with such anger outbursts. The child is likely to get more violent when reprimanded leading to worsening of the situation. Maintain your calm and poise while dealing with such kids and handle the situation with rationality.



Children between the age of fifteen months to four years experience a phase of temper tantrums. Some children display rage and anger when they are asked to do away with a certain toy or behave in a particular manner.

The child first reacts by refusing to listen to the parent’s advice and when the child realizes that it is difficult to melt the parent, the child adopts the strategy of forcing his parents to submit to him by throwing temper tantrums.

A child usually screams or kicks or throws things to display his anger and resentment. Parents often find it difficult to deal and cope with angry outbursts of their child. The situation becomes embarrassing when such occurrences happen in public places and in front of gatherings of relatives and friends.

One of the best ways to handle angry outbursts of kids is to ignore as much as is possible. When you submit to the will of the child to avoid facing anger outbursts of the child, the child adopts this methodology to get his way.  In order to handle it, ignore your child whenever he is throwing his tantrum and walk away. Go and sit in another room and give no attention to your child.

When the child will see that his strategy is no more working, he will gradually abstain from this habit. Giving in to the child’s demand whenever he is throwing a tantrum will ensure that the tantrums continue. Another approach to handle tantrums is to prevent them from occurring in the first place.

Understand your child’s personality and his development. Teach him discipline from the very beginning. Parents who pamper their children excessively face this problem of angry outbursts. Teach your child good manners and positive ways of expressing his feelings and needs. Don’t give in to his every demand and whim.

This will spoil him and he is likely to get angry when any of his wishes is not fulfilled.  Talk with your child and teach him to express emotions of happiness, sadness, anger, etc in words rather than through acts of violence. Set clear expectations for the child and let him know what to expect.

For instance, if you are going to buy a toy from a store, make it clear that the child is allowed to buy one toy. Be polite and straightforward. This will prevent a tantrum in the public place. Establish routines for daily chores and introduce spontaneity gradually to avoid unexpected anger outbursts.

Punishment and retribution are less advised methods of dealing with such anger outbursts. The child is likely to get more violent when reprimanded leading to worsening of the situation. Maintain your calm and poise while dealing with such kids and handle the situation with rationality.



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