Dealing with a two year old can feel similar to training a tiger. Despite the challenge, teaching him that safety, boundaries, and following directions really are important remains the goal.
Developing reward systems for kids includes offering predictable rewards for good behaviour. This technique is supported by the research and science of behaviour theory that teaches us that positively reinforced behaviours tend to be repeated.
Tantrums are generally the last measure of a child’s attempt to take care of himself. They are the final and ultimate expression of frustration when the child has been unable to get what he needs, when he needs it. Your child is unable to calmly ask for your time and attention so he can tell you how he is feeling. He simply “blows his fuse” out of sheer frustration and a sense of helplessness.