Few things can waylay the day like a meltdown. From screams and kicks to holding their breath until they turn purple, those tiny people in our lives sure know how to cause a big disruption. Next time you're in the midst of a meltdown, try these expert-backed phrases to calm a tantrum to turn it into a teaching moment. "I can see this is hard for you" can make a big difference, mama.

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