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Child Proof

The Scientific Cause of Sudden Toddler Meltdowns

Most parents think kids can control their emotions long before their brains are equipped to do so

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TToddler feelings come at you fast. One minute you and your child are having a joyful tickle-fest on the sofa; the next they’re lying on the floor and crying because you…




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Elizabeth Preston

Elizabeth Preston

Elizabeth Preston is a freelance science journalist and humor writer in the Boston area.

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