Parents are superheroes. They bring us into the world, hug us when we’re sad, make us chicken noodle soup when we’re sick, and kiss us goodnight.
But sometimes children have minds of their own and, much to their parents’ dismay, don’t listen to pleading or reasoning. A mom on TikTok recently went viral for saying that perhaps parents are going about it the wrong way.
The TikTok Video
Tia Slightham is a parenting coach, and on TikTok, she’s known as @parentingcoach. She recently went viral for explaining why kids don’t listen to you until you yell at them. The video has been viewed 5.5 million times, has garnered 420,000 likes, and nearly 8,000 comments.
She begins the video by asking, “Want to know why your kids don’t listen until you yell and lose your s**t?”