And how to overcome your own emotional reactions to your kids’ challenging behaviors!
Do you ever feel out of control as a mom? Like you’re going to explode or like you want to actually throw things? Do you ever feel like screaming when only a second ago you were calm?
Do your […]
Continue reading How Punishment Creates Tantrums, Meltdowns and Strong Triggers in Kids
Do you overreact to your youngest child? Even though you know that they are just learning, do you find yourself yelling or getting upset more easily? There’s a reason for that.
We all know that toddlers and preschoolers are new here. They are just learning the ropes. Heck, we could still […]
Continue reading Why Your Youngest Kid Can Trigger Your Anger the Most … and what to do about it!
A few years ago I was losing it. I could not keep myself together – physically, emotionally – for anything. I was late everywhere (which wasn’t entirely out of character but this was worse) and never knew what I was doing at work until I got there. I was drowning in laundry and clutter […]
Continue reading 5 Surprising Practices That Made Me a Calmer Mom
Did you just lose it on your kid? Did you yell or threaten or shame? You’re not alone – even the most even-keeled parents struggle when their kids’ push their buttons. While it would be amazing to always be calm and consistent, we’re human and it’s just not always possible.
There are 3 key […]
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