Touching Moment Boy Comforts His Dad After Toddler Tantrum

Molly Mikos shared this sweet video of her son Daniel and his dad helping comfort one another after Daniel’s three-year-old sister had a two and a half hour temper tantrum. Mom captioned the TikTok video, “all of our nerves were shot” and added “Here’s how our 6 year old handled it.”

In the video, Daniel suggests that dad join him in doing some deep breathing to calm down. His dad then takes a moment to tell him he’s sorry. Their exchange is very touching to watch, as you’ll see below:

@mollymikos #selfregulation #meltdowns #threenagers #precociouschildren ♬ original sound – mollymikos

If you have trouble viewing the TikTok video above, try the reddit version below. The reddit video noted, “What a beautiful moment. Breaking cycles isn’t easy.”

The 6-year-old’s handling of the difficult moment impressed many viewers. One person commented, “this just goes to show how much of a great job your doing!!! toddlers are hard and the fact your 6yo was able to empathize and communicate shows it.”

Another noted, “He is so empathetic.” His mom agreed. Mikos responded, “SO empathetic. Very deeply feeling kid.”

One person shared how they reacted writing, “Not me sobbing at 2 am because this is the healthiest parent-child relationship ever. Keep it up. Y’all are doing awesome.”

Another viewer had the same reaction at the same time. “You got me crying at 2am as I rock my baby boy to sleep. I hope he grows up to be like your son.”

Other people noted how Daniel was able to “regulate his emotions” and be “empathetic” and remarked that Mikos and her husband are doing a great job. “That’s amazing at any age and you did that.”

Someone else added, “This is breathtakingly beautiful and the perfect example of communicating in a healthy, developmentally appropriate way. We LOVE to see it.”

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