Did your children stress you out?
Hold on, take a breath and shout it loud :
” Parenting is tough, We Accept it”
No doubt how much we love our kids but sometimes we become angry and frustrated for the things and actions they do. No matter how much disciplined their routine is, at times they behave weird.
It triggers parents and they lose their calm resulting in anger and frustration. It deteriorates your health and mental peace, plus yelling is one of the instant outcomes which is a slow poison for kids. I repeat “A Slow poison!” Yelling results in less self-esteem and other behavioral issues of the child in the long run.
So, find yourself some peace and try managing yourself to be a calm parent with these 5 secrets to anger management.
1. Notice Your Anger & Give Yourself A minute
Instead of making a yell or a screaming, give yourself a minute to think.
Is it really harming you?
Did it violate any major rule that you have put on your child?
Is it something worth screaming making an unbearable impression in a child’s mind?
If the answer is “NO” – Then disengage your anger right away.
Being a parent has taught me to be more patient, we can’t expect a 4-year toddler to do exactly what we want. Though calmness has helped me most of the time to make my kid behave.
2. Be Relaxed
Being relaxed is an all-time favorite therapy for anyone. It surely helps in making a person calmer. If you are a homemaker or someone who works from home especially while managing a toddler is literally draining.” I feel your pain, which sometimes goes unnoticed among others.”
A Power nap, a cup of coffee and some little” Me time” (maybe at weekends) works wonders. I have noticed it around, the woman who takes time for herself be it an outing, meeting friends or going to a spa remains calmer. The reason they feel refreshed after any activity that pleases them. It works like a happy doze for the coming time.
3. Hobbies Always Help
Something which I can personally suggest and endorse is a hobby tip for being a calmer parent. A hobby is a “must-have”.
Hobbies bring calmness and mental peace in an individual. Hobbies definitely make you a better person in general too. your hobby whatsoever it is -writing, Baking, singing, painting whatsoever is there, pick it back if you have waved it out of life because of any reason.
Sharing my personal experience, since I started writing 2 years ago, out of hobby – I have been more pleasant in my behavior with my child. Writing added value in my calmness especially as a parenthood blogger. Hobbies energize positivity and refresh your mind robustly.
4. Talk It Out
Most of the parents will exactly concur with this thought of mine. Yes, talking, sharing your anger issues or things that hyper you with your close people, be it your mom, a friend sister is always helpful. Discussing can help you to get tips and tricks to handle situations. Make sure you are building a legacy of a calm parent, don’t involve others directly which may hurt your children (Teenagers – to be specific).
Related Article: 9 Master Tips To Deal With Teenagers
5. Setting Reasonable Rules & Boundaries
I have seen parents getting angry over kids for breaking some unexpected rule but what you need to understand not every rule you put can be a reasonable one. Sometimes we parents become unreasonable while setting boundaries. The result – they will feel caged and will break it at any point in time. Be a reasonable rule setter.
“I am in charge of my calm, no matter how my child behaves – Anonymous “
Let your calmness overshadow the anger inside you, once your children are grown enough you will miss the silly things that entertained you. Do let us know what are the tricks that keep you calm!
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