Ask the Child Therapist Episode 17: Are You Dealing with a Screaming Toddler? A Child Therapist’s Approach to Toddler Tantrums.

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 17: Are You Dealing with a Screaming Toddler? A Child Therapist’s Approach to Toddler Tantrums.

A screaming toddler is not fun, but it is a normal part of development. Here are some child therapist tips on how to deal with toddler tantrums.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 12: 4 Truths About Toddlerhood You Have to Accept

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 12: 4 Truths About Toddlerhood You Have to Accept

Toddlers are my favorite little people. I can say that because my last child has finally moved out of that stage and I am now [sniffle, sniffle] toddler-less. A funny thing happens when you are no longer in the throes of toddlerhood – you see toddlers in a whole new light.
When you are knee deep in toddlerhood, you often miss the cute innocence of toddlers. You might miss the hysterical way they try to exert their independence. You probably see no humor when they fall to the ground and forget how to walk or how they have no filter when they talk to strangers.

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Why Toddler Tantrums are Necessary and How to Survive Them!

Why Toddler Tantrums are Necessary and How to Survive Them!

Got Toddler Tantrums? In your single days – you were the woman who glared at the flailing child in the middle of the aisle. You thought, seriously woman – get control of your child and their toddler tantrums!   You had no pity for the family sitting next to you – ruining your quiet meal. And absolutely no understanding for the screaming toddler disrupting your […]

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Video: 5 Steps When Dealing with a Toddler Tantrum

Video: 5 Steps When Dealing with a Toddler Tantrum

Click the video below to learn 5 key steps when dealing with a toddler tantrum: Enjoyed this video? Subscribe to Anxious Toddler’s youtube channel for more toddler videos by clicking here or by clicking below:   For more articles on toddler behavior follow Anxious Toddlers Pinterest Board: Follow Anxious Toddlers’s board TODDLER behavior on Pinterest.  

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Traveling with a Toddler Who is Nervous

Traveling with a Toddler Who is Nervous

Traveling with a toddler can be a very exhaustive, tedious experience, but add a nervous toddler to the mix and you may swear off traveling completely! Trust me – I have been there! Although nothing will make your trip completely stress-free, there are a few steps you can take when traveling with a toddler to at least stack the deck in your favor! Prepare your […]

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Dear Mommy & Daddy, from your Anxious Toddler

Dear Mommy & Daddy, from your Anxious Toddler

Dear Mommy and Daddy, It’s me, your anxious toddler. I know I don’t normally have the words to explain my behavior and at times I probably really frustrated you. I am sorry. I frustrate myself too. I am not trying to be difficult and I am not a bad kid, but sometimes things just get overwhelming.   Like in the mornings when you ask me […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Help Toddlers Express Their Feelings

A Step by Step Guide to Help Toddlers Express Their Feelings

With all the other milestones our children have to meet – like potty training and eating – we forget the important emotional milestones our toddlers need to conquer. When toddlers have a hard time expressing their feelings they are more likely to get frustrated and aggressive and can lash out at those around them.   How many of us have observed our little angels turn […]

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End Your Child’s Fear of the Dark with These 9 Sure Fire Tips!

End Your Child’s Fear of the Dark with These 9 Sure Fire Tips!

Fear of the dark is a common and typical fear for most children. Fear of the dark usually starts to crop up in toddlerhood. When children’s cognitive abilities expand – so does their imagination! For some kids, this fear never goes away.   Some kids are more seriously affected by their fear of the dark. Children who tend to have an anxious personality can be more debilitated […]

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Causes of Toddler Anxiety

Causes of Toddler Anxiety

In my private practice, parents have often asked me what are the causes of toddler anxiety. They look to possible trauma or poor parenting as the origin. They confess all of their parenting mistakes – mistakes we have all done at one point or another. The truth of the matter is, there doesn’t have to be a cause for your child’s anxiety – anxiety runs in […]

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