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Outbursts & Temper Tantrums

How to deal with your child's temper tantrums and angry outbursts. Tips from our experts for parents of toddlers on up to parents of teens.

Managing the Meltdown

Q: Why do kids have behavioral meltdowns and tantrums? What goes on in a child’s mind that makes him come unglued? James: Kids have meltdowns and temper tantrums for two reasons. The first reason is that they have never learned how to manage or have run out of the tools it takes to manage their feelings in... Read more »