We’ve all been there. Watching on helplessly as your toddler has a complete meltdown in a busy shop or supermarket. It‘s stressful for you and makes shopping such hard work.
You’ve probably tried a lot of things already, but our list of tried and tested tips from other parents will hopefully give you plenty of good ideas for dealing with tantrums.
Top tips for taking your toddler to the shops
Tip #1: Walking around
Tip #2: Fun shopping
Tip #3: Point things out
Tip #4: Don't worry
Tip #5: Ask for their help
Toddlers are more likely to have tantrums when they’re bored. To stop this happening, you can try asking your child for their help picking out a few things you need around the shops. Something as simple as asking them to choose between two cereals can help them to feel more involved.