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Get Your Kid to Put Something Down - If They Know

If They’re On to You

Grabbing the item out of your child’s hands is pretty much a sure path to a temper tantrum. Simply say firmly (but not angrily), “You need to put that back after I count to ten, OK?” This method simply tells him that he can hold the item a bit longer (and gives him a timeframe he can comprehend), but it isn’t so high-pressured or threatening as to cause a tantrum.

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