50 Hilarious Reasons Why Toddlers Chuck Tantrums

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50 Hilarious Reasons Why Toddlers Chuck Tantrums

Toddler tantrums can be extremely frustrating for both mum and bub.

Watching your little one flailing her arms, screaming at the top of her lungs, bashing her head on the floor and crying bloody murder can leave you with a massive headache and the need to escape with a bottle of Jim Beam. But, take heart in knowing that, guess what, you are not alone. In fact, you are in great company!

We recently asked our fans what are some of the most random reasons why your kids have chucked a wobbly. And here is what we discovered. Be prepared to piss yourself…

When you just can’t figure out why they LOVE to HATE food…

1. “That we’d run out of Crunchy Nuts. I should have filmed it and sent it to Kelloggs. I’d be rich now.” — Leona

2. “Because I peeled the banana and he couldn’t put it back into the peel.” — ElizabethTantrums

3. “The food is broken.” — Jessica

4. “Because the dog ate his piece of bread”¦that he hand fed the dog.” — Stephanie

5. “Because I wouldn’t let her play with a raw egg.” — Aleisha

6. “Because I wouldn’t let her put a soggy biscuit into the power point.” — Jade

7. “I put jam on my 2 year old’s toast. I think it must have been evil jam.” — Saima

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8. “Because I did not cut her toasts in squares. So I cut them in squares and she screams ‘I want triangles’.” — Ayu

9. “I wouldn’t let her tip hot chocolate over me.” — Anna

When animals become ALL THEIR RAGE…

10. “Because she couldn’t stand on the cat’s tail.” — Monique

11. “Because there was an ant on the floor where they wanted to play.” — Sophie

12. “I wouldn’t let her hit the dog with a stick.” — Marie

13. “Because she wanted to ride the horse. We don’t have a horse.” — Kellie

14. “Because she was not a unicorn.” — Mel

When cars FUEL their tantrums all the more…

15. “Because Mummy drove the car and not Daddy.” — Emma

16. “For turning the corner in the car.” — Lauren

17. “Because I wouldn’t let her throw water around the car.” — Louisa

When something about toilets make them go NASTY…

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18. “Because I went to the toilet before her, despite her saying minutes before she didn’t need to go.” — Sandie

19. “Because the toilet seat was cold.” — Kiara

20. “My daughter threw a tantrum because I hurt her feelings when I ‘flushed the toilet.” — Nicole

When they turn RED about colours…

21. “Because he wasn’t green.” — Vicki

22. “Because a little girl at daycare’s favourite colour was also pink.” — Rewa

23. “Because our house is not pink.” — Sharona

When they get annoying because they’re annoyed with their sisters…

24. “Because his baby sister’s sippy cup squeaks when she chews on it”¦and his doesn’t.” — Caroline

25. “Because her sister smiled at her.” — Melissa

26. “Because his sister looked out the window of the side of the car he was sitting on.” — Pam

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When licking is their liking…

27. “Because she couldn’t lick me. And she needed to lick someone.” — Sarah

28. “Because I stopped him from licking the baby powder from his arms.” — Sharn

29. “Because I wouldn’t let her lick the toilet brush.” — Rochelle

When to them, nothing is impossible…

30. “Because he couldn’t make himself disappear.” — Sharryn

31. “When his ear wax is not allowed to go back into his ear.” — Joanna

32. “Because she couldn’t take her footprints from the beach.” — Rosemary

33. “I stopped my daughter from inflating herself with a bike pump. Cue tantrum.” — Rebecca

When their love for weird stuff goes weirder…

34. “Because he cannot wear his bike helmet to bed.” — Tabitha

35. “Because she wanted the ticket numbers at the deli to stay in the machine and people kept taking them out.” — Jade

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36. “Because I wouldn’t let her eat a candle.” — Samantha

37. “Because I put the vacuum away before he had a chance to kiss it bye bye.” — Joy

When they tried adulting but failed…

38. “Because I told my daughter she couldn’t marry her Daddy’ (nawwww).” — Angelica

39. “Because I wouldn’t let him get a tattoo.” — Elsbeth

40. “I wouldn’t let him drink Jim Beam.” — Kerry

41. “My 2 year old wanted to go to work”¦on cars. He literally screamed and cried cause he didn’t have a job.” — Tamara

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42. “Because I wouldn’t let him drive the car into town, he’s 3.” — Amity

When they want to complicate simple things…

43. “Because his Nan didn’t know how to dance to the Wiggles properly.” — Shani

44. “Because we took off and threw out his very soiled nappy.” — Samantha

45. “Because he found out I have other name other than ‘Mum’.” — Eliza

46. “Because the sun was following him.” — Kimberly

47. “He took his shoes and socks off, now he’s crying because his feet are cold.” — Greg

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When celebrities and superheroes are sometimes not their thing…

48. “Because Miley Cyrus was on the TV.” — Janet

49. “Because he met Iron Man, out of costume.” — Ben

50. “I can’t make this stuff up!”

So, which comment is your favourite? And which one can you most relate to? 

50 Hilarious Reasons Why Toddlers Chuck Tantrums

About Author

Michelle Gadd

Being a single parent since her children were toddlers, Michelle has enjoyed life's challenges, and is able to relate to other mothers and fathers of...Read Morechildren growing up and developing through life's stages. The laughter, heartbreak, tantrums and victories are all memories to be shared and embraced. With sheer determination or as some may prefer to call it stubbornness and with a sometimes twisted view - Michelle will always find the humorous side of life. Michelle has a business background working in Government departments for over 20 years holding multiple Business Diploma's and other certifications including Training and Assessing, Project Management and Volunteer Coordination amongst them. With an attitude of "˜life being an adventure - start living', she is always looking for new challenges and the chance to share knowledge and experiences with the Stay At Home Mum Community. Mother of two teens who also makes claim to even have her sanity intact (on most days) Michelle has ventured into writing sharing her sometime sassy and wry sense of humour. Read Less

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