Kids get angry, just like adults do. The key to helping any person, including yourself, is to practice techniques to stay calm or to help calm down while you are, in fact, calm. Trying to practice something while you’re upset can be like trying to pull the emergency break on a car when it’s speeding down the highway. It may eventually stop, but disastrous consequences can happen during the process. Here are some tips to help you work with your child on how to manage difficult emotions before they happen. Learn more.