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    Secrets to Success: Temper Tantrums

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    thumb_hotemotions_bigheader v04It’s the end of the day and you’ve been at the playground with your child having a great time.  Thinking ahead to baths and dinner, you realize it is time to go home and your child is probably getting tired and maybe even a little cranky.  You start telling him it’s time to go home so you reach to pick him off the slide when he pulls back and the tears start pouring and the hands start flailing: yes, it’s a tantrum.  We’ve all been there- you’re in public and everything was going so well, and then suddenly your child becomes uncontrollable.  What can be done!!??

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