On TikTok, many mothers raise their children with “gentle parenting”. What does that mean?
You tell them as little as possible and talk openly about the child’s feelings, for example when he doesn’t want to put on a jacket but it’s cold outside. They deal with tantrums of their little ones with calmness and psychological support – doesn’t actually sound that bad. On TikTok, mothers refer to this type of parenting as “gentle parenting”.
BuzzFeed.de knows which parenting method the parenting trend “gentle parenting” is related to.