Andrea Loewen Nair: Connect-Four Parenting


A to Z of Taming Tantrums: M is for Mantras

A handful of helpful mantras or phrases can really help reduce tantrums.

A - Z Taming Tantrums |

Welcome back to the A to Z of Taming Tantrums video series.  This episode is about the letter M, and M is for Mantras.

Mantras are go-to phrases we can use when common parenting challenges happen. When we have a handful of these mantras to rely on, our bodies can go into autopilot, using these during rough patches.

In this video, I share my favourite phrases to help prevent and reduce tantrums:

If you would like more information like this, I suggest reading this post with phrases that are great for toddlers, and this one for children who are three to five-years-old.

Also, I actually created an app called Taming Tantrums to remember these handy phrases wherever we are. It’s like a parenting book in our hands. You can find it by searching “Taming Tantrums” in your smartphone app store (iPhone & Android).

What is your go-to parenting mantra? I'd love to hear that in the comments or over on my Facebook page

We're so excited to share with you the A to Z of Taming Tantrums video series! 

Each week we'll share the next letter of the alphabet and Andrea will discuss how it relates to reducing tantrums - and improve our experience as parents! You can view each video here as they are added each Friday.