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Drew Barrymore’s Hack for Dealing with Toddler Tantrums Is Freakin’ Genius
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You’re walking through the grocery store when all of a sudden it happens—your child has a total meltdown. (How dare you not let him climb on top of the banana pile?)

Next time (because there will be a next time) your toddler goes into full-blown tantrum mode, try this brilliant parenting trick from mom of two and our imaginary bestie, Drew Barrymore.

Writing on Instagram, the actress posted some handy advice from the @seedlingsgroup: ‘This was a great tip from them. The post said…Summer toddler tip: “keep bubbles on hand.

‘“You cannot tantrum if you are breathing and you cannot blow bubbles without breathing. You can’t tantrum while smiling and you can’t catch bubbles without lots of smiles. Quick distraction to get back to calm.”

Yep, totally genius. (Come on, what kid doesn’t love bubbles?) Celebrity moms, they’re just like us.

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