How to cope with a children's hysterics

How to cope with a children's hysterics

Practically each parent knows that to cope with a children's hysterics is very not easy. The child loudly and inconsolably shouts, falls on a floor, beats off any who tries to calm him. It is very important to parents to develop the correct style of behavior in such situations in time in order that the kid did not choose a hysterics as means of manipulation with people around.


1. Be always ready that the child can suit a hysterics – houses, on walk, on a visit. This everyday occurrence in behavior of all children to four-year age. The most difficult period the age is considered about 3 years. At this time the kid can row several times a day, is not dependent on the reason.

2. As soon as possible to cope with a children's hysterics, ignore it. As soon as the child to make sure that parents are not too impressed by his "performances", he will stop rowing.

3. Do not give in, changing the decision under an impact, otherwise in the future the kid will manipulate you, trying to obtain the, is exclusive by means of hysterics.

4. If it is not possible to ignore a children's hysterics owing to various reasons (you cannot sustain children's crying, it is a shame before people on the street, etc.), embrace the shouting kid as it is possible more strong. You hold him until he does not calm down.

5. You do not shout at the child and do not slap him. These methods not only will not help to cope with its hysterics, but also, most likely, will serve as additional feed for it. Rational explanations why it is impossible to behave in this way, he will not understand also at present.

6. Take the child by hand (or on hands) and you leave the crowded place. The hysterics demands "audience". For the same reason you do not speak to the child that he stopped shouting because all look at it.

7. Distract the child any subject – the interesting book, the toy which passed by by car or the flown by birdie. Usually such cunning allows to calm the kid instantly.

8. Never leave the child during a hysterics of one. He anyway, at any behavior has to feel your support and understanding.

9. Observe the kid and define at what moments he becomes angry. Usually the greatest provokers of hysterics are fatigue and hunger. Knowing about features of behavior of the child, it will be easier for you to warn a hysterics, than later to cope with it.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team