Top 10 Anger Management Tips for Your Child

Anger leads the list of emotions that can get ADHD kids in trouble. Here’s Dr. Ned Hallowell on how to manage it.

The Trouble with Anger

Of all the emotions that can get a child into trouble, anger leads the list. While sadness or anxiety causes misery, it is anger that leads to trouble — punishment, suspension, expulsion, and a host of other outcomes we don't wish our children to suffer.

It is important that a child expresses his anger, but the emotion should be like a sneeze: It clears the passageways and is over. A child who cannot get angry is in as much danger as a child who cannot control his anger. Here are my 10 tips for managing anger.
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