• Whenever My Kid Gets Frustrated, I Just Hold Out My Hand and She Knows What to Do Next

    5 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Every few months, I discover a new kid-friendly deep-breathing technique that I swear will be the one that will finally work to get my kids to calm down whenever they're frustrated. There was the basic counting to 10, there were the jingles (à la "Take a deep breath, nice and slow, take a deep breath, and let it go!"), there was the more imaginative "Smell the flower, blow out the candle" routine, and there was the belly-breathing exercise in which they'd lie on the floor and put their hands on their tummies as they inhaled and exhaled a few times.
    This is the only that's had true staying...
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