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elmofan Tue 11-Aug-09 17:47:03

my 3.7 dd is in the middle of another melt down ( tantrum) i am trying to ignore her but she is hoarse from screaming at this stage , she is screaming " mama i want you to cuddle me" yet when i try to she backs away & screams even louder agghhh , hmm
cant win sometimes .

Portofino Tue 11-Aug-09 17:52:06

Can you put Cbeebies on and ignore her a bit longer. (Always assuming it isn't already on wink). I always found the distraction helped, that and chocolate (though I'm hesitiant to recommend that as a strategy grin)

elmofan Tue 11-Aug-09 18:03:39

ha portofino great minds think alike put cbeebies on few minutes ago , she is standing next to the tv in a trance (stopped screaming & looks exhausted ) she caught me looking at her a few mins ago & gave me the frowning of a life time ha then went back to looking at tv hmm

mynob Tue 11-Aug-09 18:16:53

Best to carry on as normal then, and let her save face. Ask if she would like a drink/biscuit or something....

elmofan Tue 11-Aug-09 18:22:45

have just made her a pancake with lemon juice & tiny bit of sugar sprinkled on it , she is getting stuck in now & telling me she loves me , back to being an angel until the next time ( tomorrow no doubt ha) grin
is anyone else's 3yr + still taking tantrums ?

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