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That afternoon the cry fest occurred. Tantrum after whine after obstinate response. I think my children plotted to all melt down at the same time because it was just too much. I started telling them that-"It is just too much to have you all crying and upset at the same time." (I used a soft, calm voice, but my truth needed to be shared.)
When my 3 year old is crying over everything, I want to solve the problem...I view a tantrum as a situation that needs a solution, but often there isn't one.
I get overwhelmed with not knowing what to do: How to solve the problem of a 3 year old's emotional meltdowns? How to hold two babies at one time the entire afternoon?
My mind strays to self doubt: