PAX Breaks

The Recipe:
Step 1: Create a list of Breaks that are appropriate for your child(ren) and setting.

Step 2:  When appropriate, announce the Break calmly, without extra explanation.  

Step 3: Provide emotional and physical space to calm down. 

Step 4: Use a timer to remind the adult to check on the child.

Step 5: When both adult and child are calm, restart discussion and praise taking a Break.