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11 Ways to Stop Temper Tantrums in Their Tracks

It's every parent's worst nightmare—an unstoppable toddler temper tantrum, especially when you're in public surrounded by a seemingly judge-y audience. Here, the experts share the top tantrum triggers and how to nip them in the bud.


Be consistent

"It is best for parents to be consistent at home and in public," says Bagner, "It is sometimes very difficult to ignore a tantrum in public when other people might look at a screaming child, but keep in mind that most other parents have experienced the same situation!" Frost agrees, "Parents just need to adapt to the environment that they are in. The techniques, the tools, the advice and the moral compass you take everywhere with you as a parent." Besides taming toddler tantrums, here are some other superhuman things moms can do.

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