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Why I Yelled and Why I'm Sorry!

TODAY, I YELLED!

I had had an emotional morning for a variety of (non-kid related) reasons. I found myself spiralling out of control as I was dealing with soiled pants, a child who was objecting to being cleaned and another who was struggling with my mood and being extra clingy. 478 more words

Respectful Parenting

The Hard Truth About Parenting

Parenting is not for everyone but all parents are doing it. Doing it does not always mean getting it right. Getting it right does not mean life is easy and life being easy does not always mean we are getting it right. 706 more words

Respectful Parenting

Making it Through Witching Hour... Without Losing It!

I often wonder what our neighbours think we are doing to our children as their screams echo around the walls of our house during the afternoon witching or arsenic hour as it is commonly known.  1,645 more words

Respectful Parenting

How To Build Trust in Parenting

Trust is tricky.  We may think it is something that should come naturally because we are adults who have already navigated the rough waters of adolescence, relationships, marriage and now parenthood.  864 more words

Parenting And Management

5 Tips for Staying Calm With Children

Parenting peacefully does not come easily to many people. Despite a common misconception that being gentle with our children and avoiding the use of punishments is considered lazy parenting, peaceful/ gentle/ respectful parenting is anything but. 1,203 more words

Respectful Parenting

Its my potty and I'll pee if I want to

Last September I participated in the parenting battle that is called potty training with my two-year old son.  Why?  Because that is what responsible parents do, right?  1,015 more words

Parenting

"Mom" - COO of Your Family Corporation?

On my wedding day, I asked my father-in-law, a highly respected salesman, motivational speaker and the most charming person I have ever known, how he and his wife had stayed so happily and romantically married for so many years.  995 more words

Parenting And Management