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David, thanks for all the additional info. It's really helpful. Joe and sbi have already written really good answers on ways to cope with the behaviour itself, so I'll try not to duplicate too much of that. I feel for you as parents - tantrums are horrible - and even more I feel for your son, who is obviously having a hard time. Be reassured that although ...


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When he whines respond 'I will talk to you when you can talk nicely and not whine'. When he cries let him know he is too old to cry because he doesn't want to do something. You do not care to listen to it so he needs to go to his room until he is finished and ready to talk like the big boy he is. then follow through! Most importantly is to stop letting ...


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I think the simple answer is that this is just the age at which children start to develop their own volition, but have yet to develop ways to deal with the frustration coming from things not going the way they wanted them to. With some children this is a very unfortunate time for parents to go through, but it is also a very important phase for all children. ...



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