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My three year old has started screaming at my husband and I. When he does not get his way immediately or when we're busy with something else and he wants a drink, to play or tell us something, he just screams. When we talk to him about it he tells us that we were screaming at him (which is not true but clearly his perception). What can we do?

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SleepFairyDee 
A quick and simple solution is to firmly say once that you will talk to him when he uses his nice voice and then completely ignore until he stops screaming at you. If you feel like you need to toughen this method up, you can put him on time out every time he screams it to you. Within a day he will understand that screaming at you is pointless
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I'm sure you've already seen this but thought I'd share it in case you haven't xxx https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/sarahockwell-smith.com/2013/07/03/taming-toddler-tantrums-its-common-sense/amp/
Anonymous 
It could be an attention seeking thinking, any reaction is better than no reaction. Perhaps explaining that you'll be there as soon as you've finished XYZ, then make sure you are. If the screaming starts, explain once that while that's happening he's not having your attention & only respond once he's stopped, with a smile & 'oh there you are, now what did you need?' Good luck - it will eventually!
SleepFairyDee 
A quick and simple solution is to firmly say once that you will talk to him when he uses his nice voice and then completely ignore until he stops screaming at you. If you feel like you need to toughen this method up, you can put him on time out every time he screams it to you. Within a day he will understand that screaming at you is pointless

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