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Beware of the tantrum starters...they’re everywhere

The tiniest thing can set a toddler into a raging tantrum, recognise any of these?

Everyday tantrum starters that can turn your angel into a devil

One minute they can be angelic, the next, you hand them the ‘wrong’ cup and all hell breaks loose!

19 tantrum starters

  • A few things that can set a toddler off

Unhappy toddler

How we love our toddlers, but seriously, they could test the patience of a saint most days. Whether you’re in the throws of the terrible twos or currently have a threenager ruling your home, you may recognise a fair few of these tantrums starters.

And the tantrum begins because….

…you’ve given them the WRONG sippy cup

…it’s time to get dressed

…they want to go to nursery in their pyjamas

…they won’t leave home unless their life-size dolphin cuddly toy comes too

…you won’t let them bring the life-size dolphin to nursery

…it’s wellies or bare feet, no shoes will do

…they don’t want to get in the car

…they will only get in the car if they can strap themselves in

…they now don’t want to get out of the car

…they want ice cream for lunch

…it’s time to go home

…they don’t want to get in the car…again

…and of course, don’t want to get out of the car…again

…it’s bathtime

…it’s time to get out of the bath

…it’s bedtime

…they will only go to bed if they can wear their favourite dress

…you’ve said goodnight

…they are totally exhausted from all the tantrums

And the good news is, you get to go through it all again tomorrow! Love ‘em!

19 tantrum starters

  • A few things that can set a toddler off

Beware of the tantrum starters...they’re everywhere