All children have tantrums. It is normal. Tantrums happen because young children cannot express themselves easily. Toddlers want independence and become frustrated when this can't or doesn't happen. Remind yourself that it won’t always be like this! Tantrums tend to decrease by age 4. At this age they can better understand the world around them and tell you their needs and wants.
Tantrums can happen when a child is:
- Feeling ignored
- Feeling worried
- Feeling frustrated