Children act out for different reasons. The first step to dealing with tantrums, meltdowns and defiance is to understand what’s bothering a child. We’ve put together the information and articles below to help you explore the best way to handle behavior problems in children. You’ll find information on potential causes of disruptive behavior, including anxiety, learning issues and trauma. And experts share advice on how to help kids learn to manage powerful emotions, and how to recognize behavior problems that may need professional attention.

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