Oh yeah there is also a HUGE thread on MDC called Parenting & Rage. TONS of good ideas on that thread. I will try to come back later to look for it and send the link.
One technique I learned was to watch my anger/rage as...
A little update: I did a big declutter and got a couple of shelves for storing things. The girls room looks sooo much better.
I'm just really overwhelmed by living in a house with 5 slobs. Really though. I grew up in a house...
I can relate a lot to what you are saying OP because I have had similar struggles with my own parenting (including knowing beforehand there would be certain triggers).
For me, the solution involved lots of research/tools in my...
Originally Posted by happilymomma2
You find yourself CONSTANTLY having to come up for a reason for EVERYTHING to answer the never ending "why" interrogations. I bet I heard why? no less than a thousand times yesterday.
My kids have to brush twice a day too but it's really challenging to get the 3 y.o. to do it for any length of time. Poor little sucker has had his front top four teeth crowned due to cavities/rot when he was 2.