When Tantrums Mean More: Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety

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On “What’s Trending”, hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest Dr. Jude Black discuss in depth about children’s anxiety and how to cope.

Beyond Bad Behavior

Tantrums, aggression, and difficulty following rules can all be signs a child is struggling with anxiety.

Validate Their Feelings

Help your child name their emotions and understand that their feelings are valid, even when their behavior needs adjustment. Dr. Black suggests using an “emotion wheel” tool.

Stay Calm and Carry On

It’s easy to get caught up in the chaos of a tantrum, but staying calm yourself is key to helping your child learn to regulate their emotions.

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