If yelling at your kids has become a way of life, you need to stop. Put simply, it’s bad for them and it’s worse for you!
Whilst it’s a common problem in many homes, nothing good is achieved by this destructive behavior. Today we are sharing some excellent tips that will assist you to make easy changes that will have a hugely positive impact on all concerned.
Kids are a byproduct of their environment. They will pick up on your vibration, good or bad. In other words, they mirror their situation. If you can’t get yourself under control, don’t expect your child to.
There is a very good saying from Rumi.
“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
When you are shouting it is as a result of a build-up of anger in your body. Usually, we sweep things under the carpet, rather than deal with them. This results in an eruption.
By holding things in, the build-up results in saying and doing things we regret as a result of our stressed-out state.
She says in her article that most Parents don’t wake up with the intention to yell at their kids. With daily distractions and compounding situations, we can take our eye off the ball and slip into bad habits.
There’s something in it for you too if you can hold back the barking. Parent guilt comes in spades and so the cycle continues.
Stop Yelling At Your Kids In 6 Steps Video
This excellent video is from Mommy Moments and she has some fabulous ideas that she uses with great success in her home.
One of the things she mentions is to make eye contact, touch them on their shoulder and speak quieter rather than louder.
This is a proven technique. By getting louder and losing control, the power shifts to the child. They win. They tipped you over the edge. By lowering your voice you show you mean business! To see her ideas, click Play above now ^
See how to calm an anxious child with 13 key phrases. View here