How to calm the hysterical child
The development of the child have several periods of crisis, in which he was particularly emotionally unstable, which often leads to hysteria, which bring trouble not only the mother but also the baby. The reason can be anything, from a strong fear of failure to buy a new car. Universal counter this behavior no prescription, every child is different. But there are several methods that can be effective in such hysterics.
You will need:
- the ability to analyze the situation; - Patience.
Instruction how to calm hysterical child
If your child hysterics, it is important to keep at the same time calm and do not get annoyed. Children are very well feel the mother's emotions. Realize that a child is not trying to manipulate you, it just can not cope with their feelings, because his brain is not developed enough for this.
If the tantrum happened in a public place, try to give yourself and your baby at least some privacy - the extra viewers here completely useless. Often, they also want to express your opinion, what could further escalate the situation.
Sit with your child so that your eyes were level with his eyes. You can take the child in his arms, if he agrees to it. Show your child that you have with him, you want to understand him and help him to understand himself.
Mark the feeling experienced by a child right now. Say "you're upset," "are you scared", maybe something else, depending on the situation. Cadence must be interrogative, namely affirmative, it is important to show that you understand the child's feelings. You can try to clarify the cause of the disorder, using the same affirmative-sympathetic tone, it can work, but can not give a result, if the child is emotionally platoon.
In most instances, after such action becomes hysterical child or sedation, or frustrated tears. At this point, hug a child, tell me what you sympathize with him, you feel sorry for him.
Try to negotiate with your child about how to resolve this situation. Perhaps in some areas it is to give way, or is there some alternative that can be offered. This does not mean you have to indulge in all the child, but there are situations in which it is possible to give. If you think that this is not possible, explain to your child why you are not ready to carry out his wishes.
Think, perhaps, the reason for this behavior lies not in the fact, because of what happened hysterical. It happens that the child begins very nervously react to any trivia, when hungry, tired or wants to use the toilet. However, he does not understand why undertook discomfort, and can not adequately respond to your actions. It is necessary to remove this discomfort, as the child's behavior immediately changed. In the future, make sure in advance to ensure that the child was well fed and rested.
After the child calms down, help him to give vent to emotions. You can run, dance, jump on the bed. It will also help you and throw off emotional stress.