Help! I’ve turned into my mother! Well it’s school holidays and the more the days go on, the more I find myself saying (yelling – let’s be honest) those age old phrases that our mother’s used to yell at us. It starts out with – I don’t care who started it, both of you just stop fighting!, Which is usually followed by – Go to your room, you are having 5 minutes time out! To which I usually get the reply – NO! and the result is me picking up the party in question, walking them to their room, sitting ...Read More »
Tag Archives: Yelling
No matter how loving and kind you are, no matter how wonderful your children are, no matter how close your relationship is, there will be times when your children spark feelings of anger. If you let your feelings of anger take over you can soon find yourself doing things you will later regret. You might find yourself being exactly the kind of parent that you don’t want to be or showing exactly the same behaviours (yelling, foot stomping) that you don’t want your child to show. So how can you anger-proof your parenting? How can you ensure that you handle ...Read More »
House of screams – Can’t take the screaming anymore, try laughing instead & other tactics that work!
Ever feel like you live in the House Of Screams? An assortment of screaming and crying, emitting from your home everyday. There are days, when I feel like the people in the next suburb can hear what is coming from our house. The kids scream at each other. They scream at me. I’m screaming back at them. And then my husband comes home, and he has his turn yelling at the kids because I’ve had enough for the day. < insert audible sigh here > I don’t know how I became this person who screams all the time, gets frustrated ...Read More »