As adults, we are faced with various situations throughout the day that challenges our range of emotions. At the end of a very emotionally exhausting day, we are often left feeling overwhelmed from the emotional workout we experienced. Now, imagine how you child must feel.
The exposure of a complex situation, confrontation or experience can leave a child overly emotionally stimulated. This overwhelming feeling or experience can lead a child to act out in an unfavorable way. What signal can a child use to notify you, as a parent, that they need time to breathe and deescalate the situation?
Watch my video below to find my favorite tool that I use.