20 Positive Things To Say To Encourage Your Child
Do You Need A Break?
Likewise, we're also quick to remove them from a situation where we feel they're escalating. And not all kids have the capacity for this, but instead of deciding ourselves that our kids need to be taken out of the situation, we could let them be the decision-maker. If siblings are fighting over a toy, asking them if they need a break brings attention to the situation at hand. Sometimes they can problem-solve right away, but sometimes they may answer that they do want a break, and you can split them up for a while. But when it allows, the goal should be putting the decision into the hands of your children.