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How to prevent toddler tantrums

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If there’s one thing toddlers do well, it’s throwing a tantrum. A full-on temper tantrum is tough for you and frightening for your child. The good news is that a few simple strategies will help you deal with most of your child’s tantrums. Here are a few tried and tested tricks that may prevent tantrums happening in the first place. And if they don't always work, our page on what to do when your toddler has a tantrum has more advice.

Top tips for preventing tantrums

Being a parent is the best job in the world, but it can also be one of the most stressful. There will be days when it all feels a little too much. To help you manage the challenges ahead, Parent Club has some tips on coping with being a parent and keeping calm with your wee one so you can build a rewarding relationship together.

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Last updated: 25 Jul, 2023