I needed to find this article. We are dealing with this at our house right now…I have a child who quickly loses patience and gets frustrated…and things escalate very quickly. And then I get frustrated and he gets more frustrated and I know it’s my job to stay calm but I don’t always and then I spend the rest of the day or night feeling guilty about how I’ve handled things. So…click the link above for 26 phrases to calm an angry child. And let me know what works for you!