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How to Diffuse a Tantrum in 10 Seconds Flat

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Written by Deborah Cruz on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

It's a hard place to be -- in public and with a toddler who is having a complete meltdown. You want to hide. You want it to stop but nothing works. Soothing is conditional at best. No one wants to be the monster caught on videotape screaming at their willful child to "Shut the f up!"

Well, now you don't have to be. Here are a few ways to stop those nasty tantrums dead in their tracks.

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