PAX Breaks

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

Step 2:  When appropriate, announce the PAX 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 PAX Break