Ep. 59: Managing anger in kids

From toddler tantrums to outright teen physical aggression, dealing with anger in kids is a common parenting challenge. Anger is one of six basic emotions that can be developmentally normal in a child or a cause for concern. So how do you tell the difference and know when to get help? Certified Anger Management Specialist, Eddie Rojas and I discuss this and more regarding the best way to manage anger in kids.

This episode covers:

-How behavior is a form of communication

-Why a child might behave in an angry way

-How parents should respond to anger

-Ways to proactively prevent angry outburst

-Differences in how anger is perceived and addressed between children of different races (anger bias)

-How to advocate for your child at school

-Therapeutic options

-What to do when anger becomes dangerous

Thank You, Mr. Eddie Rojas!

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