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Tantrums VS Meltdowns with Young Children

Posted by Melissa Robertson-Bye on

Toddlers and children have such big emotions for being such little people. However have you ever wondered what the difference is between a tantrum and a meltdown? I know that I have miscalled one for the other. We are going to explore the differences between the two and ways that we can help the situation. Tantrums happen with purpose or because they are looking for a response. They are controlled and your child is aware of their actions. Some children use this as a communication tool when they are not being heard or do not have the words to communicate...

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