T is for Temper Tantrum

Temper tantrums are the way our child tells us something is not okay. A toddler does not have enough vocabulary so they “act out” to give us the message. It is our job to interpret, which is not always so easy! It may also be his protest because we have removed something that was not safe for him to play with. Either way it is important that we translate his behaviour with words and empathy appropriate to the situation and then distract him and move on. We do not need to linger on the subject, once we have conveyed our understanding.

T is for Temper Tantrums

About parentcoachsa

Steph has over 30 year's experience working with families to design child care solutions and supporting parents to be the best parents they can be. In addition she has worked with corporates to find work-life balance solutions for their staff. As a practitioner I have become increasingly aware that work-life balance has become a critical issue, particularly in an age in which the demands of work are often at odds with home and family life. I am passionate about family life, it is the catalyst for every other relationship we have - in every other area of life, we expect to study, get a qualification, try something on appro , we want to feel in control - however it is the one area of life, that none of the above applies - Babies do not arrive with a parenting manual! It is my privilege as a Parent and Life Coach, to partner with you as you take hold of the challenges you are facing in your family, in your life and work with you , supporting you to achieve the decisions and outcomes you are choosing for your family and for your life. It is my job, to keep you on track, to cheer you on, when the "going gets tough". Through coaching, understanding of yourself and your child, and his or her phase of development will enable you to consciously develop a parenting style that will benefit you and your family.
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