5 Ways to Manage Your Child's Meltdown
Whether your child has ADHD, or is just exhibiting typical childish behavior, you're probably going to face a public meltdown at some point. Use these five tips to bring your child--and yourself--back to normal quickly.
Stop and Drop
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Let's face it, it must be hard to talk about your feelings or express frustration when you're two feet closer to the ground than the people whose attention you most want. Kids who are in the midst of a meltdown have a hard enough time calming down, but you can make it easier on them and you if you make yourself eye level. It's a pose that signals that you are on their side, and that you want to hear what they have to say, and it also expresses a sense of cooperation.