How To Survive Toddler Tantrums

Got a toddler? Then we bet you’ve got tantrums! While tantrums are a normal part of child development and a natural response to anger, disappointment, frustration and a host of other strong negative emotions, they can be horrible to deal with, especially in a public place. At Westchester Health, we’ve dealt with toddlers’ tantrums for decades, as well as numerous frazzled parents. To help everyone get through this difficult stage, Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician with our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, shares tips for preventing tantrums, and when that’s not possible, ways to survive them.

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