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135087515?profile=RESIZE_710xTo an adult's logical mind, the extreme reactions of toddlers to choices or situations they don't like can be baffling and frustrating. How can parents respond to their toddler's tantrums when the rationale doesn't seem to make sense? This article by Claire Lerner, LCSW-C and Senior Parenting Advisor at Zero to Three, explains that this behavior is developmentally appropriate for this age, and shares information and strategies to help parents respond calmly and support their child's development. 

Read the full article, "I Said I Want the Red Bowl! Responding to Toddlers' Irrational Behavior," on PBS.org here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/expert-tips-advice/2015/10/said-want-red-bowl-responding-toddlers-irrational-behavior/

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