Sometimes certain things happen that might just make you explode. It's hard to control anger sometimes, especially during stressful times. Screaming at your kids should never be okay as this makes them tiptoe around you, being cautious and distrustful of you. But we are all human and sometimes it may occur. It doesn't mean it's justified but in the event that it happens, one mum has a solution for it that may help. This mother and parenting coach, Mandy Grass shared on TikTok her five-minute rule. @thefamilybehaviorist The five minute rule has been a game changer for my parenting. The premise is that my kids can ask for 5 minutes at any time for anything and it guarantees a calm discussion. This doesn\u2019t mean there won\u2019t be a consequence! I used this often as a child any my kids are already utilizing it. #behavior #behaviorchange #fiveminutes #5minutes #honesty #parents #parenting #parentingtips \u266c original sound - Mandy Grass The rule is that within those five minutes, a calm conversation will take place. Mandy mentioned that usually this conversation would happen to confess a certain wrongdoing. Both parties must remain calm during the conversation, no matter what it is you or your child confessed to. Mandy also mentioned that logical consequences are still made after the confession. For example, she said, "I snuck my phone; I might lose my phone. I snuck out; I might lose going out that weekend." This creates an understanding between you, as the parent, and your child. What Parents are Saying About This Rule This video has been viewed almost 150K times and has over 15K likes. Many parents are sharing their opinion on this by commenting on her video. Image credit: @thefamilybehaviorist on TikTok Almost all of them are supportive of this idea. One of the users commented, "It promotes communication and trust whilst also allows space for reasonable consequences and reflection!" Another user commented, "I do this and I call it a pass. I feel like it helps them so much to be honest with me!" Image credit: @thefamilybehaviorist on TikTok There are also some users sharing their own version of the rule, like the 'Calm Card' and 'Truth Candle'. Yelling Should Never Be the Solution No matter how frustrated you are, you should avoid yelling at your kids as much as possible. Healthline shared a few reasons why it should never be a solution; some of them include: \tMakes the behaviour worse \tChanges their brain development \tLeads to depression \tAffects physical health \tCauses chronic pain Stay Calm and Collected Give the five-minute rule a try and see how well it works for you. Keep calm and carry on, parents! Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as medical advice from Motherhood. For any health-related concerns, it is advisable to consult with a qualified healthcare professional or medical practitioner. For more insightful stories and fun recipes, stay tuned to Motherhood Story!