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!
How to Send Your Daughter to a Time-Out...in the Patriarchy!
Time-out alternatives... Good way to keep temper in check and re-direct the situation. I really like the idea to draw a picture about it. We discuss why it was not appropriate behaviour, but drawing it would make a more lasting impression.