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At that age, leading by example is still very effective. We all experience her emotions and when thing seem hopeless, even adults cry. The only real difference is the ability to think critically about a situation and ask ourselves how it can be appropriately addressed. Now, the academic analysis aside, here's what I did with my daughter: I identified ...


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It's tricky. Imagine the child wants a toy that is in a different, unacessible, location. You can try saying "Oh dear! Do you want TOYNAME? Is that why you are unhappy?" The child might stop crying for long enough to say "yes, that's what I want." Often just acknowledging the problem is enough to stop crying. But if it doesn't stop you can say things ...


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+1 as the same problem I had! You spoke my words ;) But here, my daughter is 8 (and this problem still persists though it has become less frequent now!). Okay, the problem of crying. Young ones often get disappointed or frustrated if the things don't work their way. On the other hand, it's not possible for parents to fulfill every wish they wish! The ...


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Crying generally involves a lot of noise. So in situations where the noise is not acceptable due to time, place, etc, it's certainly reasonable to tell the child that they need to stop crying, or you might have to take them to a place where it would be acceptable for them to cry. Of course one should recognize that there are injuries and hurts that are ...


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You ask the child to say in words how they feel and what's wrong. You let them know that it is fine to feel like that and that their emotions are valid. Then you talk about how to overcome the problem, and maybe how to avoid it in future. Then you give them a hug (hopefully when the crying has stopped) and help them start what ever they're doing next.


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We mostly only ask one of our children to stop crying, and that's because he will literally keep going for hours if we don't. Most children get it out of their systems in a couple minutes and move on, at least for crying about something that happened in the past and is done, not an ongoing condition like being tired or sick. At a certain point, crying ...


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There are a lot of possibilities, but a few to check. Definitely talk to your pediatrician as soon as you can, both because it's possible there could be an underlying medical issue, and your doctor will know your child better than random strangers on the internet and have good advice. Acid reflux. Is it worst when he's lying down? Try not feeding him ...



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