You’re standing in the living room looking like a deer in the headlights while one kid hits their sibling and another kid is hitting the dog and somewhere something is dripping.
You’ve figured out that you shouldn’t spank your kids or yell at them and timeouts are out, too.
At that point, you might start to panic a bit. What CAN you do?
When you choose gentle parenting, what does discipline look like?
Gentle parenting means teaching children through empathy and respect. Gentle discipline techniques involve cooperating and problem solving so that you can live in harmony together.
Here are some ideas to inspire you along your gentle parenting path. (I think #7 will work best with the all-too-common hitting scenario I mentioned!)