The other day I saw a post floating around Facebook entitled I’m Sick Of Having To Lose My Shit Before My Family Listens. This caught my eye because, well, I would have said something similar years ago. But I’ve spent the past few years doing a lot of work on myself. And here is the […]
yelling at your kids
10 Things You Can Do That Will Make Your Job As A Parent Less Hard
Raising kids is hard. One of the most important and rewarding but also the most challenging jobs you will probably ever have. But very often we make it harder on ourselves by taking short cuts. Doing what is easier in the short run is convenient, but in the long run it is guaranteed to come […]
Another Inconvenient Truth
in·con·ven·ient ˌinkənˈvēn-yənt adjective 1. causing trouble, difficulties, or discomfort. I never thought the decision to stop yelling would have such an effect on me. Up until 10 days ago when I decided I was done yelling, I wouldn’t say I was out-of-control in the yelling department. It wasn’t an all-day thing. It wasn’t even and […]
I’m done yelling. For good.
The other day I taught swim lessons to a brother and sister, and once their lessons were finished, they had a little free swim time in the pool with my kids. About twenty minutes into the free swim, the sister did something to annoy the brother, and he sort of whacked her in the head […]