On today’s #coffeewithkelly we’re talking all things frustration and aggression, including tips and tools to promote healthy expression of these tough emotions, how to help your kids find their calm once the storm has passed, and what to do when their aggression seems over-the-top. [Read more…]
The parenting world can be downright nuts sometimes.
So much advice.
So much of it conflicting.
And often times we’re left standing there, in a puddle of tantruming toddler or spilled milk or spaghetti on the walls, wondering…
What am I supposed to do right now? [Read more…]
The cable and internet went out today.
Not really a major deal, but after my not-so-savvy attempts at getting everything back online, I decided it was time to call in the big guns.
Generally an inconvenience, but on the whole not that big of a deal. You sit on hold for a while and eventually someone reconfigures your whatchamabob and you’re back up and running.
So I gave them a call.
Completely overlooking the fact that the kids were home. [Read more…]
People often assume I’m one of those zen parents.
You know, the kind who never raises her voice or loses her cool.
Not the case.
We’ve been having some rough days lately.
I’m not really sure what happened, but somewhere around my oldest’s 3rd birthday, things got HARD.
Honestly guys, I swear he KNOWS I’m working on improving my parenting mojo and is all like, ‘Oh yeah mom?! Well what’s your hot advice going to be about dealing with this?!’ as he smashes an entire basket of Lego all over the floor.
Repeat. Times infinity.
So yeah. It’s been super-stressful. [Read more…]