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Common Sense Tips For Keeping Your Cool When Your Kid Freaks Out

Chances are good that your kid has recently discovered the fine art of misbehaving or tantrum throwing, which means its time to acquaint yourself with some best practices for handling them. The biggest thing to remember is that your kids will act the way they see you act, so freaking out at their freaking out just creates a freak out feedback loop — remember that their behavior is about them, not you, and your job is guide them toward appropriate ways of handling emotions and situations that they’re encountering for the first time. The best-selling tome No Drama Discipline get into these ideas in detail, and this summary of the book bullets them out so you can quickly review while dodging Legos that are chucked at your head