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Are you comfortable when your kids are angry with you?

4 Benefits That May Surprise You

Are you comfortable when your kids are angry with you?

It is inevitable that your kids will become angry with you at some point, and they probably already have. Numerous times most likely.

So how comfortable are you with this experience? Some parents are fine with it, but many are quite uncomfortable and work hard to avoid it. Maybe understanding the positive side will help.

The Imperfection of Parenting

How to Adjust Your Expectations of Yourself and Survive

The Imperfection of Parenting

 

“Parenting” and “Perfectionism” are two words that should never be used in the same sentence. There is really no room for perfectionism once you become a parent. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t strive to do your best, but the truth is that all close relationships involve ups and downs, emotional messiness, and give and take. An intimate relationship is a dance, and a parent-child relationship is definitely an intimate relationship.

5 Ways to Help Kids Deal with Transitions

5 Ways to Help Kids Deal with Transitions

Many children (and adults) have difficulty making transitions. A seemingly calm child can go into a total meltdown when you tell her she has to stop playing and take a bath. Or it might occur if the schedule changes without warning. Some kids get very cranky everyday day during natural transition times such as getting ready for school and getting out the door in the morning, or during the dinner hour after you come home from school and work.

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