Time-outs are used to punish and shame, but a calm-down helps kids deal with intense emotions. Calm-downs are a healthy and positive discipline approach for both parents and children. Love this guide for parents!

Time-outs are used to punish and shame, but a calm-down helps kids deal with intense emotions. Calm-downs are a healthy and positive discipline approach for both parents and children. Love this guide for parents!

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We have a "calm down" spot and a "time out" spot. I like this for calming down but seems too much like a reward in time out.

We have a "calm down" spot and a "time out" spot. I like this for calming down but seems too much like a reward in time out.

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Time out bottles! Water, glue and glitter..mix and add until it takes 5 minutes to settle. Watching it settle relaxes them, and you don't have to set a timer! Brilliant!!  @Tina Watson

Time out bottles! Water, glue and glitter..mix and add until it takes 5 minutes to settle. Watching it settle relaxes them, and you don't have to set a timer! Brilliant!! @Tina Watson

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Toy Time-Out!  Brilliant!  Download this free printable too!  I love this direction of parenting, with child discipline! http://fantabulosity.com

Toy Time-Out! Brilliant! Download this free printable too! I love this direction of parenting, with child discipline! http://fantabulosity.com

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Personalized Boy's Planes, Trains, Trucks, Toys Time Out Chair with Timer
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Time out chair - replace "ugly", of course. (What the fuck were these people thinking, sowing the seeds of body image related insecurities like that!?)

Time out chair - replace "ugly", of course. (What the fuck were these people thinking, sowing the seeds of body image related insecurities like that!?)

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An effective alternative to time out, "time to yourself" helps kids deal with social stress, learn positive coping behavior and self-regulation.

An effective alternative to time out, "time to yourself" helps kids deal with social stress, learn positive coping behavior and self-regulation.

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