About Nancy Mattia

Nancy Mattia is a writer and editor who has worked for Conde Nast, Hearst and ABC for most of her career. Nancy specializes in parenting, elder care, and weddings. Besides her family, Nancy’s pride and joy is the summer vegetable garden that she plants in her backyard every year.

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Articles by Nancy

5 Tantrum Parenting Mistakes and the Tamers That Keep You Sane

5 Tantrum Parenting Mistakes and the Tamers That Keep You Sane

No one wants to be the parent with the red-faced toddler screaming and crying at the grocery checkout because he can’t have Gummi Bears. But when parents attempt to calm kids down, they often get it wrong, according to experts. Here are the most common mistakes parents make — and what works instead. Tantrum Mistake No. 1: You try reasoning with him. Parents tend to keep talking and explaining...