Your child desperately wants to declare his independence. And you can let him -- while staying in control. #boundriesforkids#childboundriesaremandatory #toddlertantrums #parentingtips#mondaymorningmomschildcare As a baby your child was happy to follow your lead. But now that he's a toddler he realizes that he doesn't have to stay by your side, let you change a dirty diaper, or do pretty much anything else you ask. Take a bath? How about I just run around naked and squealing?
Five scenarios that make your little one more prone to tantrums—and how to avoid them. “I knew she needed a nap. But I just wanted to grab a few things,” confesses Toronto mom Angèle Gaudet. She decided to risk a quick dash into the grocery store with her three-year-old daughter. Whisking down the cereal aisle, Gaudet knew she was in trouble when Maya lunged for Froot Loops. Gaudet took the box out of Maya’s hand. Maya flung herself on the floor, screaming, “But I want it! I’