How do children learn about anger?

Anger is a strong emotion, it’s one of the first ones we experience as a baby when these adults around us don’t understand what we’re asking for.  As we grow other people don’t do what we want them to do or give us what we want and that makes us angry too. This is all …

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How to deal with children hitting other children

What makes children hit other children More often than not when I see children hitting other children it’s due to a social need.  For example they are cross with what the other child has said or done.  If this is the case then this is not acceptable and they must apologise. Hitting other children is …

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Managing tantrums

What causes tantrums? Generally tantrums are caused by the brain being overloaded.  Often what happens is that the brain hasn’t learnt how to process the emotions that your child is currently feeling.  That’s why logic and reason don’t work at this point. And that’s why this is the point when we’ve felt like smacking them …

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10 common causes of a child’s tantrum

What causes a tantrum Tantrums test and challenge even the calmest and most experienced parents. After all, a child in full meltdown is not a pretty sight!  You’re stressed, you’re feeling guilty, you feel like a bad parent and then you have to cope with the screaming, shouting, stamping feet, and throwing themselves on the …

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3 Tips for a more Harmonious Christmas

Helping the holidays teach your child lifelong lessons   For children Christmas is a time of joy, but also a time of far too much stimulation.  All around the globe children are getting overwhelmed with the festival and meltdowns are creeping in.  Children are having tantrums about the tiniest little things and there are parents …

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