Tantrums!: Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private

Tantrums!: Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private

by Thomas Phelan


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Advice on tantrums from the author of the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic

Temper tantrums may be the most upsetting behavioral problem many parents face from their children. Tantrums! arms confused and frustrated parents with simple, easy-to-follow directions on how to best manage the problem and guide kids appropriately. Readers will learn:

• The three main causes of temper tantrums
• The true power of the "10-Second Rule"
• The anatomy of a typical tantrum
• The chief problems with attempting to reason with or distract a child

Tantrums details an effortless four-step process for marshaling tantrums, as well as guidance on how to handle tantrums in public places, allowing parents to move beyond their fears of tantrums and regain control of their own homes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781889140698
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 802,595
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Thomas W. Phelan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and a nationally renowned expert on child discipline and attention deficit disorder. He is the author of several books, including 1-2-3 Magic, 1-2-3 Magic for Teachers, All About Attention Deficit Disorder, and Surviving Your Adolescents. He lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

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