We all know that parenting isn’t a cakewalk. It is one of the most challenging jobs a person can do. It comes with a lot of challenges, one of them being the tantrums thrown by children! A child’s mind and mood can change in seconds and are very unpredictable. Tantrum is Simply the result of the aggressive behavior of a child due to anger, anxiety, and frustration.
One minute, they might be happily chatting with their best friend on the phone, and the other minute, they might be stomping out of the room just because you asked them to complete their homework. Handling these tantrums in the right way is a challenge in itself.
Signs And Symptoms To Recognize A Tantrum
- The child is crying.
- Isolation is the demand he is asking for.
- He doesn’t want to talk to anybody.
- They may shout or scream continuously.
- Doing stiff legs. He is not willing to move.
- He is hitting others.
- Aggressively throwing legs and hands due to anger. Kicking somebody.
- The kid deliberately falls on the floor or pretend to do so.
- He wants to run away and not willing to face the situation.
Causes Of Tantrums
- Those who get angry quickly. They lose their cool in tiny things. And, Unable to control their emotions.
- If the kid is hungry, many children can’t control their hunger and start reacting in the form of a tantrum.
- If they are exhausted.
- If they are harmful and worry too much.
- They can’t control their anger.
- Guilty can be another significant cause if they are unwilling to face the wrong deed done by them.
- Suppose the child is scared of something.
- He is feeling shameful.
Why Do Children Throw Tantrums?
Children between the ages of one and three are very prone to the sudden change of moods which lead to them throwing a tantrum and then growing up to their teens and adulthood, these tantrums keep on increasing and getting even more unpredictable.
Mostly, the reason behind a tantrum is a sudden emotional outburst of a suppressed feeling of frustration. It usually happens because your child might be having a meltdown. It is a normal part of growing up, adolescence, and the transition from childhood to adulthood.