Posted in Behavior, Preschoolers

Tantrums suddenly

I feel my four year old has back tracked and is going through her terrible twos. Her tantrums are out of control. Started Halloween after we spent time with cousins! It has never been this bad. 😫

  • Jennie
    Nov 07, 2019

    It's pretty common to have a tantrum phase every now and then. It's usually during a development period where they just can't catch up to their brain... she has thoughts and opinions she can't identify or communicate and it's frustrating. Also I notice a huge behavior change when we stay up late or overindulge or spend time with people who overwhelm my kids (coughcough grandparents coughcough). And to add to it... time change. Time change is an ugly beast that makes kids tired and hangry at times they aren't normally and you think they have lost their minds!! My advice is just to be extra mindful, I usually hug and say "I want to listen to you but I can't understand when you're yelling. When you calm down we can talk about it" Don't give in to the tantrums just remind her to use her words and be patient while she tries. So don't worry, it's not a