How to Handle Angry Kids

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Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, PhD
June 17, 2024 / 5 mins read

How should we respond when our kids are angry? Instead of shutting them down, getting angry back at them, or taking it personally, here’s how we can effectively hold boundaries and support our kids when they’re angry.

We want to respond in ways that let our kids know that anger is a healthy emotion that is safe to express, but we also want to teach them how to express it appropriately.