Tuesday, April 16, 2013

How to Avoid Meltdowns in Public

By Marcia Hall - gonannies.com nanny expert

Parents fear that moment in the store when all eyes are on them because their adorable child is having a full body temper tantrum.  They will go to great links to avoiding these meltdowns in public, even giving into every unreasonable demand the non-rational child is making.  However, there are ways to escape this dreaded experience without giving in to every request. 

Limit the amount of errands in a day you do with your child.  
Prepare the child ahead of time.  
Help the child release frustrations before heading out in public.  
Provide some kind of non-monetary reward for behaving in a helpful manner.  
Give the child a job to do to distract him when he is starting to lose it.

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