Calm-downs vs. Time-outs. 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!
People can be so committed to seeing themselves at the top of they food chain they fail to consider the needs of all living beings. I believe that this is the nature of our dominant tendency for self deception.