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Since you've only gotten frame challenges as answers, I'll throw in my hat. This answer is kind of a frame challenge, too, but I hope to offer some useful guidance for you as well. A child's emotions are valid (all emotions are valid, in that they are sensible under the circumstances), and as such, should be treated with respect (acknowledged as valid, not ...


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I, too, did not want to watch these scenes when I was a child. I cried and stopped watching when an animal was hurt, when a child lost its mother and so on. Now I am over 50, and I still do not like to watch films that are cruel or very emotional. I never watch thrillers, I get sick when I see on the screen a murder victim lying in their blood (although I ...


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I learned the hard way that I had to protect my children from this sort of thing if it was distressing. If you decide to go that route, as I did, then it is helpful to plan ahead with teachers, friends and family project a supportive and matter-of-fact attitude with your child if an occasional accident happens, support your child through the reaction (e....


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My 3-year-old also had the same tantrums. My wife tended to yell at him and spanked him, and sometimes he was calm, but most of the time he got more frustrated. On the other hand, I usually treat him tenderly, holding him, and acknowledging his emotion like "Do you get upset". Then, he said yes, and he started to calm down. In case he was still in ...


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