Good Cop Bad Cop


Ongoing tiff with Husband. Example scenario: 3 1/2 year old daughter is harassing 1 1/2 year old daughter and is put in timeout in her room. Every time she's in timeout she's screaming and losing her mind and within a couple minutes Dad (who works from home) comes in and calms her down and talks to her. I, the mother, am always the one to put her in timeout, and it feels wrong that dad is the one that "rescues" her from her misery. I also feel like she's not learning to regulate her own emotions but husband would argue that she's not just having a tantrum, she's losing her mind and doesn't even remember why she's in timeout. What are we doing wrong?

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