Get close; get comfy; and get to the heart of the matter.
The Comfy Corner is a restorative way to avoid meltdowns and create an ongoing sense of peace within the home.
Enthusiastically suggest they treat themselves to a quick time-in to refresh, regroup, and rechargethemselves before the situation has any possibility of being associated with a punishment.
This variation of time-in has nothing to do with discipline. It’s a simple way to proactively stop a situation from spiraling out of control. The catch? The children and the parents need to participate, openly and completely.
Create a space. I have a big comfy armchair. Breathe. Hug. Sing. Read. Or even take a walk. Whatever you do, do it together. Lead by example as you distract and disconnect with the bad vibes.
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