Parenting Lessons

Sex And Other Things That Help Control Mommy Rage

Now my kids know that it is their job to calm down after throwing a fit and I'll remove myself from the room if my head starts ringing from the noise. I'd have to say that the five most important things I did to get from raging-freaking-out-mommy to keeping-it-cool-mommy were...
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Why This Mom Went on Strike

My boys were keeping score over everything and it drove me crazy. I was officially on strike. This meant I would be doing nothing. If they wanted food, they would have to prepare it, if they needed clean clothes, they would have to wash them. If they needed something at the store, they would have to walk to the store to get it. They would put themselves to bed. There would be no fun outings until the strike was over.