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If you struggle with your older child screaming or shouting, you know how difficult it can be to get them to stop.
Children naturally scream when they’re physically hurt, but it’s challenging and often embarrassing when they scream because they feel angry or frustrated, or when they can’t have their own way.
So how can you stop your child screaming when they’re not in pain?
Why does my teen scream?
Children can scream for a wide range of reasons. It’s a common behaviour, particularly for younger children.