Toddler literally swears off gentle parenting, and grown-ups can relate: ‘She is me’

A fed-up toddler called it as she saw it when her mother’s gentle parenting technique was not working. 

The little one used some strong language to express her feelings on the matter. But who could blame the tot for using a curse word? Sometimes you’ve just had your fill of doing things the “right way” and would rather embrace the mess instead. 

When TikTok mom @lindsayannsweet tried calming her daughter down, she got a mouthful from the tense toddler


When even the kid is done with gentle parenting. #fyp #RufflesOwnYourRidges #gentleparenting @jamiesweet1

♬ original sound – Lindsay

“When even the kid is done with gentle parenting,” the mom wrote.

In the clip, the girl is in her car seat, and the mother tries to do some deep breathing techniques with her. The toddler inhales and exhales as the mom encourages her. But after the last exhale, the little girl did not look impressed. 

“Bull****” the toddler said, throwing her hand in the air in exasperation. 

People could relate to the toddler’s way of expressing herself. 

“Tried to get my 3-year-old to deep breathe to calm down today after fighting with her brother. She aggressively inhaled, farted and claimed she felt better,” a person commented

“They say the most intelligent people say swear words to express themselves! That’s my kind of gal,” another wrote

“She is me. I am her. We are one,” someone added

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