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What is the best way to deal with a child's anger?
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In brief: Help him verbalize
Everyone experiences anger, the issue is what you do with that feeling and how you respond to it.
Kids , specially toddlers express anger as a very immature way to let you know they have a will, yet they have problem verbalizing. Help you child understand what acceptable expressions of anger are and what is not. Help him try to verbalize the feeling instead of acting it out.

In brief: Help him verbalize
Everyone experiences anger, the issue is what you do with that feeling and how you respond to it.
Kids , specially toddlers express anger as a very immature way to let you know they have a will, yet they have problem verbalizing. Help you child understand what acceptable expressions of anger are and what is not. Help him try to verbalize the feeling instead of acting it out.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
In brief: See below
Anger is a normal - how we handle might be a problem. Depending on the age, i would help him talk about anger and talk about what's appropriate (if he's hitting -- explain that we can hit a ball, not a mommy).
I would also recommend observing child's play and dialogues during the play -- children often act out there feelings through play. If this continues, see a child psychologist.

In brief: See below
Anger is a normal - how we handle might be a problem. Depending on the age, i would help him talk about anger and talk about what's appropriate (if he's hitting -- explain that we can hit a ball, not a mommy).
I would also recommend observing child's play and dialogues during the play -- children often act out there feelings through play. If this continues, see a child psychologist.
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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