My son hasn’t really been himself these past few days. He’s 5 1/2. He’s been irritable, short fused and completely irrational. In other words, he’s been impossible. Like most parents, when my son tumbles into erratic tantrums, I am likely to get swept away by the torrent his behavior, when really, what I should […]
Category: Stay Calm
Well, there’s no avoiding it. The impact of the Corona virus has hit home for the majority of us in one way or another. You may be in quarantine, home with kids, or out of work. The effects are real, especially the fear and stress. One of the biggest concerns is supporting out kids practically […]
Setting boundaries is HARD! It’s even harder when you know you’re kid is going to put up a fight…
What happens when my kids want something that I can’t give them? Maybe I’m simply not able to. Or, dare I say, I just don’t want to.
I’m so tired of asking my kids to do something, again, and again and again. I am literally exhausted, physically and mentally.
How many times have you found yourself feeling overwhelmed and totally out of your depths, like “What the hell am I suppose to be doing here!?”
Sometimes, no matter how hard I try I just keep snapping at my kids. On one hand, I care and protect these children to a fault, often at the expense of my own well being. But on the other hand, sometimes they can do something so irritating
Being the mom you want to be, staying calm and feeling confident in your actions can feel overwhelming, and sometimes near impossible. Like, “Just get me out of here. I give up!”
Like in any relationship, you and your kid are separate people with your own wants, wishes, and desires, so conflicts and battles of will are to be expected.
Tantrums, tantrums, tantrums! We know all about ’em, but what to do…
if we let our fears take over and guide us, not only do we miss precious opportunities to enjoy the present moment, but our kids miss out too.
Do you ever worry, or wonder, how you’re doing as a parent? I do. I often wonder if I’m getting it right.
When it comes to life with kids, one common technique parents use to help calm their kids’ big feelings is to name what they think their kid is feeling.
I’m gearing up for summer school holidays, and I’m not going to lie: I hate the school holidays!!
There’s something about freaking out on your kids that makes you reconsider everything that you thought life with kids was supposed to be.