Calm down, Mindy.
not what they can’t. Focus on what you will do. Remain calm. Assess what they are really telling you with their behavior.
|Those moments we hope for.|
This time I listen. I surprise him by kneeling down, touching his face softly with my hands and asking gently, What are some nice ways we can use our hands? Can you show your brother how to be kind with his hands? If you hit, he will hit. If you are kind with your hands, he will copy you. Understanding shows in his eyes. He apologizes and I file this away for next time.
I want them to be able to do as I do.