Parenting Hack

When Klara begins to act out, scream, refuse or insist, what helps is to ask, “Do you want a hug?” In about 80% of cases, it turns out that what she wants is precisely a hug and not a logical argument as to why she shouldn’t be screaming, as I originally thought.

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5 thoughts on “Parenting Hack”

  1. Miriam is great at doing this with Kalman. Besides for a hug, he often wants a blanket. He even recognizes that the blanket has a calming effect on him so he asks for it as a way of the tantrum cycle.

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