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Anger Management for Children

Build Your Child's Emotional Intelligence

Angry kids grow up to be angry adults! In order to teach your children some anger management tips, you need to understand where the feelings is coming from before you can offer some help.

Managing rage is a complex process and the source of it needs to be found first. It’s also vital to show your kids how negative emotions can damage self control. Learning more about these types of feelings and how to manage them will improve your home environment, after-all it is quite difficult to be around some one who is constantly mad.

Having kids with anger problems causes’ major stress in families. Learning to control the feelings will help reduce the stress and anxiety not only for you, but for the kids, as well.

Kids can learn how to manage their feelings from an early age, although there will usually be some tantrums before they learn control. Using some of the following anger management tips will have you and your family living in a peaceful house.

Anger Management for Toddlers

Toddlers can learn to control their mad feelings from an early age if you remember they don’t understand what they are angry about.

Children are easily frustrated when thing go wrong, whether it’s from a square block that won’t into a round hole, not getting what they want when playing with other kids, or throwing a temper tantrum just to get attention.

The main way of dealing with their temper is to remain calm, firm and consistent. Begging them to be quite will not work. Use timeouts and distraction to focus their attention on something else.

Sometimes they just need a little more of your attention to feel secure in their environment. Always use the same discipline with dealing with the little ones emotions. They’ll soon learn to deal with them.

Anger Management for Teens

Nobody is happy when you have a disgruntled teenager in the house. You have to understand teens have a lot of emotions running through them every single day.

Not just the “growing pains”, which are hard enough, but they also have tons of peer pressure from other teens and social gathering. Learning how to listen is the best thing you can do for your teenage son or daughter.

They are trying to be grown-up, but still have the insecurity of youth. Listening and talking to them every day without telling them what to do will be the hardest on you. It also helps so you don’t have to search for other anger management techniques.

Have a set of rules they have to abide by and set the terms for intolerable behavior. Stick to your rules! Don’t let any of them go – no matter what! If you let them help you find the rules they and you can live with, will make it easier on both of you.

Teenagers need to feel you are letting the apron strings go, but be careful not to let them go too fast. It gives them an insecure feeling that brings on anger that they will suppress. That anger will need to be managed when it finally comes out. It’s better to talk with them every day to keep the anger from building up.

Anger management for children is not easy as you have to keep your own anger under control, but your actions will show them they can control their anger. They get an exemplary role model when you have your rage under control.

Anger Management for Children

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