How do you deal with tantrums and pushback from your children?

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  1. Libman

    Libman Administrator

    Q8. How do you deal with tantrums and pushback from your children?

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  2. Regal Pepper

    Regal Pepper Member

    Time outs for reflection and lost privileges.
     
  3. itsbecslife

    itsbecslife Well-Known Member

    Usually, we pull them aside and give them a time out. It's important for them to realize it's not right and they can't get away scott free. Everyone has to do their chores. #CleaningAsAFamily
     
  4. I get to eye level with them and tell them in a normal voice that the behavior is not allowed and if it continues them something will be taken away for a few days. In my 17 year olds case her phone lol
     
  5. cmlgill

    cmlgill Member

    I restate what is expected of them and the consequences or rewards of what will happen afterwards. Then I ignore them. I don't put up with the whining, just go on with my business.
     
  6. Ashley

    Ashley Member

    I tell them that it's not okay, but also try not to react if necessary. I have a lot of patience too.
     
  7. Tiffany Dover

    Tiffany Dover Member


    Sometimes I have to step away and let their daddy or grandma or grandpa deal with them. It can be tough and stressful at times.
     
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  8. Take away the power cords to the game consoles, tablets and phones!
     
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  9. rose lew

    rose lew Active Member

    A8- Relax, this will happen when they are trying to disagree with what is happening. Take a time out an reevaluate to see their point of view #CleaningAsAFamily
     
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  10. Amanda

    Amanda Libman Family Blogger

    Well usually I tell them to make a good decision, and that if they do they will not be consequences like no TV. Sometimes that works sometimes it doesn't... lol
     
  11. Thats a good idea, sometimes it's best to step away and let dad take over.
     
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  12. AngelaNicole

    AngelaNicole Member

    q8 "i tried and put his "mind" on something that i KNOW will trump something he is crying over :) "
     
  13. a8 time out and they go their room to reflect on what they've done
     
  14. Scrappiedoodle

    Scrappiedoodle Active Member

    A8: Honestly, I completely ignore it LOL As long as they aren't hurting themselves. It has worked wonders so far, if they don't get the negative attention they're looking for, they give up LOL #CleaningAsAFamily
     
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  15. I like that, and always hear out both sides of the story.
     
  16. Tiffany Dover

    Tiffany Dover Member

    I do it more often lately. They seem to listen to him much better then me anyways lol
     
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  17. Scrappiedoodle

    Scrappiedoodle Active Member

    Good point! #CleaningAsAFamily
     
  18. Angela Hendricks

    Angela Hendricks Well-Known Member

    If my son starts having a tantrum, we have a chill out corner that he has to go sit in until he calms down. We started it when he was two and now he is six. Works great!
     
  19. I had to do that because my throat hurt from yelling at them all day, lol
     
  20. Avis Tucker

    Avis Tucker Well-Known Member

    I can honestly say... tantrums never was an occurence. The "push back" syndrome really wasn't a factor either. I just got that "NO" comment from my son A LOT. Children try us.... but mommy doesn't do tantrums LOL! #nipthatinthebudquick! =) #CleaningAsAFamily
     
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    Libman Administrator

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