Soothe Youngest First In Tantrums Of More Than One Child

In a housewide tantrums with a toddler and a baby, soothe the baby first. Toddler tantrums feed off bad energy.
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Soothe Youngest First In Tantrums Of More Than One Child

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Toddler tantrums that coincide with a screaming baby, I think that this little guy takes precedence over the other two. So what I do is go to him first and try to comfort him, which usually calms the whole situation down a little bit. Then I go to the toddlers and separate them, try to figure out what’s going on. And if they need to have a little bit of quiet time, that’s what we’ll do.

In a housewide tantrums with a toddler and a baby, soothe the baby first. Toddler tantrums feed off bad energy.

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