Toddlers spend two weeks a year throwing tantrums!

It seems once the terrible twos hit, they hit with gusto


The average toddler spends a massive two weeks a year throwing tantrums, a new survey has found.


A poll by asked 1,683 parents how often their toddler threw a tantrum, a strop or a bit of a wobbly. The results show most tots spend 13 days each year in tantrum mode, with 12 tantrums per week.

And how do we cope with these, um, ‘indiscretions’? Well, 37% of us use bribery, and 11% admit to ignoring their child until they stop (or get tired!).


So what’s your method of stopping the dreaded tantrum from your tot? Find out our tantrum-taming suggestions

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