With our society having an ever-growing focus on mental health, especially with children and young people, Lucy, Founder of NEST, discusses some strategies which may help you as a parent or carer if you are finding yourself struggling with your little one’s behaviour (and tantrums).Firstly, it is okay and β€˜normal’ for your child to have tantrums! Children have 'big' feelings which can be very overwhelming for them, and they can often struggle to regulate their emotions. This can lead them to becoming upset and frustrated.It is important to remind yourself and reassure your little one that β€˜all emotions are okay’, it is how we chose to display them that can cause the problem (e.g. it is okay to feel cross, but it is not okay to bite or kick).
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