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When you lose your temper

Ever blown your top to your children, only to regret it ten minutes later? Silly question, it happens to us all no matter how well behaved our kids are, or placid and patient we are. At times the general strains and stresses of life wear us down so our emotional responses don’t match children’s behaviours. Or rather, their less than perfect behaviour doesn’t warrant the ‘screaming banshee’ response that you have provided. So what do you do if you have blown your top and given your children an absolute verbal blast with steam coming out of both your ears? First, check that your rare outburst of anger is just that – rare.  If you are always angry or over-reacting then this is a fair sign that all is not right with you. I don’t want to state the obvious, but constant sudden outbursts of anger are a sign that all is not right with the...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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