yelling at kids

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"I'm crying because you are yelling at me!" said Liam when I told him to stop. "I'm yelling at you because you are crying," I said. Which not only underlined the absurdity of the situation, but made me feel so proud of my parenting and my ability to manage myself and a 9-year-old. Sigh.
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We identify with our children, and their faults make us more furious when they feel familiar. We may worry their actions are a reflection of us.
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Take care of yourself. Prioritize sleep, exercise, me-time, and connecting with friends so that you are in a better place to combat personal things that can push you to yell, like hunger, exhaustion, feeling overwhelmed and experiencing any tough feeling of parenthood.
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I am making progress -- I am yelling less and loving more -- and that is what matters to me more than perfection.
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"As an adult, I'm not going to perform better or learn something more quickly if somebody is yelling at me or punishing me
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Could you be taking out your frustrations about money, your job or your marriage on your kids? “It’s just awfully easy to
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I am often stressed out. And as much as I hate to admit it, I can't always hide this side of myself from my kids.
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Only my kids have heard that bellow. Only they know the volume my voice can reach when I call upon every last ounce of me to carry out anger. When I've reached my limit and I want to be damned sure that everyone in earshot knows it, my children are the only ones around.
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Often during the early days of The Orange Rhino Challenge, when I found myself struggling and wanting to quit because I felt it was too late to stop yelling and that my kids would always remember the awful times I had yelled in the past.
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As a gift for my dad this Father's Day (an odd gift, I know, but trust me, it's a good one), and as a way to offer hope that it isn't too late to stop yelling, I share this story with you.
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I'm not perfect, but I am a person and I would like to teach them how to be just that: real and open and unafraid of the mess of humanity.
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Sometimes the yelling is funny, sometimes it's maddening and it's almost always (heaven help me for this confession I'm about to confess) annoying.
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The old me would have handed out a mighty dose of blame and shame, but never an apology. But things are different now. Thank goodness, things are different now.
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I want to be patient. I ought to be understanding. I've lost so much, but I'm flipping out over the littlest things. I don't have to scare her to get the job done.
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A new Wall Street Journal says that three out of four parents yell at their children once a month. I say four out of four parents are liars.
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My child would not have learned this empathetic response if I had remained a yeller. Because yelling shuts down the communication; it severs the bond; it causes people to separate -- instead of come closer.
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Neil Bernstein, author of How to Keep Your Teenager Out of Trouble and What to Do if You Can't, agreed with the study's implications
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After all four of my boys burst into tears, I decided enough was enough.