Child Psychology and Behaviour

What to do if your child gets angry?

Richa Aggarwal
3 to 7 years

Created by Richa Aggarwal
Updated on Sep 14, 2020

Reviewed by Expert panel

Why is my child aggressive? How should I deal with my child's aggression? Have you ever wondered why your child gets so angry or irritated? What are the possible triggers? What should you do as a parent?

 

It is important we behave as adults and look for effective ways. And that we identify triggers and then handle accordingly. Some of the ways you can handle this include

 

  • Teaching your child about feelings - if he is able to identify and label feelings, so they get a good understanding of emotions.

  • Thinking of ways that can make your child calm and relax - Encourage them to engage in activities that can help them with their anger. This may include reading a book, coloring, playing, dancing etc.

  • Don't give in to their anger to avoid making these a habit. Rather, think of creative ways.

  • Avoid watching violent shows, movies etc.

  • Set a good example yourself

  • Appreciate their good behavior

 

It is not a good idea to yell at kids as it is harmful and can lead to exhibiting problem behavior.

 

Watch this as Psychologist Richa Aggarwal tells what to do and what not to do to manage anger in your child? 

 

Watch the entire video with Psychologist Richa Aggarwal to know all about how to handle irritation, aggression in children and deal with it in an effective way and also how to structure their day.

 

This content has been checked & validated by Doctors and Experts of the parentune Expert panel. Our panel consists of Neonatologist, Gynecologist, Peadiatrician, Nutritionist, Child Counselor, Education & Learning Expert, Physiotherapist, Learning disability Expert and Developmental Pead.

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