The Tantrum Survival Guide

Tune In to Your Toddler's Mind (and Your Own) to Calm the Craziness and Make Family Fun Again

Rebecca Schrag Hershberg
Foreword by Daniel J. Siegel

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October 12, 2018
ISBN 9781462537259
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1. “You Haven’t Seen a Tantrum Until You’ve Seen My Toddler’s Tantrums”: When Should You Worry?

2. “Really? This Is What You’re Going to Melt Down Over?”: Understanding Causes and Triggers

3. “What’s Going On in That Curious Little Mind?”: Being Realistic about the Limitations of the Developing Brain

4. “Why Can’t I Handle This?”: Parental Expectations, Baggage, and Emotions

5. “Maybe If Things Were Just a Bit Less Crazy on the Home Front . . .”: Family Dynamics and the Foundation for Reducing Tantrums

6. “Of Course You’ll Always Be My Sweet Little Baby (Except Possibly When You Pee in the Bath on Purpose)”: Preserving the Authentic Connection with Your Toddler

7. “Who’s Making the Rules Here?”: Using Reasonable Structures and Routines to Help Your Toddler Feel Secure

8. “OK. But. Now. What. Exactly. Should. I. Do?”: Practical Strategies for Preventing and Deescalating Tantrums

9. “Am I Making Things Worse?”: Concrete Ways to Avoid Knee-Jerk Responses and Other “Anti-Tools” That Just Don’t Work

10. “Please Just Go to Sleep, Already!”: How to Reduce Tantrums at Tough Times of Day, from Wake-Up to Bedtime

11. “How Many Times Can We Order Pizza for Dinner?” (a.k.a. Another Aborted Trip to the Supermarket): How to Reduce Tantrums in Tricky Settings, from the Big-Box Store to the Playground and Beyond

12. “A Tantrum Is Quite Possibly the Last Thing I Need Right Now”: How to Reduce Tantrums under Difficult Circumstances, from Travel to Moving to Divorce