| Posted On May 26, 2022 | By:

Managing Tantrums in School-Aged Children

Although tantrums are not uncommon for children under the age of three, they can be hard to witness and a challenge to handle. Once a child reaches elementary school, parents and caretakers may be concerned if tantrums continue.

In older children, tantrums can present in many ways, including difficulty adjusting to changes in expectations, extreme emotions in response to external stimuli, and the inability to handle frustrations without exploding. These unplanned outbursts of anger or frustration can be triggered as a response to anxiety or a child having trouble putting their feelings into words.

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| Posted On Dec 02, 2014 | By:

Tantrums

Throwing a tantrum is a very normal part of childhood development if it occurs when it’s supposed to. Not all kids will tantrum, but if they do, it typically occurs between 15 months to 3 years of age.  A tantrum is defined as a child reacting emotionally to something he wants and cannot have – it’s associated with screaming, crying, throwing things, biting, and/or hitting. More “exuberant” behavior is when a child throws himself on the floor,

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| Posted On Jan 24, 2012 | By:

When your child is struggling in school

It is the first day of Kindergarten.  Your 5-year-old child walks into his or her class with a scrubbed face and new clothes.  You wipe away a tear, remembering the day he or she was born, and smile, thinking, “We did it!  We have made it to Kindergarten!”

The first few weeks go well.  There are some worries about new friends and separation from you, but they are manageable.  The teacher seems to be good,

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