ask a question

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
product
Filter by Categories
Fun For Kids
Life
Marriage
Miscarriage
Parenting
Planning
Pregnancy
Recipes
Uncategorized

Identify The Trigger

Tantrums

Is there a particular situation, experience, time of day, toy, person, game, TV show etc that happens either before or after the tantrum?

If you are unsure, monitor your child’s tantrums over a few days. Write down what happens immediately before and after the tantrum occurs.

Once you have worked out if something is prompting ("triggering") the tantrum, it will be easier to work out what strategy could work to reduce the recurrence of future tantrums.

References:
Slavin, R. (2005). Educational Psychology: Theory and Practice 8th Edition. Boston: Pearson Education Inc. 

Looking for more strategies?

Download our App Parenting Therapy in the iTunes App Store to access the 30 best parenting strategies

OR

Type "hitting" into our search engine below to find more strategies to stop your child's hitting behaviour

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
product
Filter by Categories
Fun For Kids
Life
Marriage
Miscarriage
Parenting
Planning
Pregnancy
Recipes
Uncategorized
share this strategy

Did this strategy work for you? Rate this strategy using the stars below and comment to let others know how you went! Your rating helps other parents 🙂