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How can I reduce outbursts of anger in my kids?

Michele Borba
Psychology
Use these six steps to guide you in reducing inappropriate anger in your kid and teach healthier ways to express it:

1. Identify anger warning signs

2. Recognize potential anger triggers

3. Develop a feeling vocabulary

4. Teach healthy anger management skills

5. Use time out when inappropriate anger persists

6. Create time in spots to help alleviate outbursts

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