Is it the constant asks and requests, the “Mom where’s my… that’s so overwhelming?
Maybe it’s the piles of toys and dishes and chip packets you asked to be tidied but are still smirking at you from the living room?
Maybe it’s the stubbornness and defiance your child shows when you ask them to take a bath after giving them a wonderful day out?
At least, you think it’s that the cause of all your parent anger!
But what if that's not really it at all?
What if the source of your rage is connected to the limits you are setting. Or, more correctly, not setting?
What does parent anger have to do with setting limits, anyway?
This week on the podcast we’re sharing which of your child's behaviors make us blow and figuring out why. We show you how why, when you peel back the layers of feelings tightly packing your parent anger, you might well find a mama who was too exhausted, too overwhelmed, or too oblivious to set limits with her kids.
And we talk about why not setting limits leads to rupture.
Do you know the best way out of Parent Anger?
This week, we're talking:
- How to start identifying your triggers and trace the source of your dissatisfaction
- Why setting limits (or not setting them) leads to arguments and rage
- What your parent anger can teach you, and how to recover from it
- The power of frontloading to keep your family on track and running without disruption
- Why good limits begin with getting clear on your values
- Abigail also shares two good tips for getting good “anti-rage” systems in place
Join us on the podcast this week for Do You Know The Best Way Out of Parent Anger?
Abigail and Elle are Taking A Break
We’re nine episodes away from 100! And while we love and appreciate the chance to connect with you weekly, we also need to set some limits – with our own schedules.
We’ll be taking a bit of a break after episode 100, and we'd love to ask you a favor!
How Have Things Changed?
We want to feature your voices in episode 100. If you want to be included leave us a message.
All you need to do is to include these three things:
- Your name or pseudonym
- Where you are from
- And answer, “What has this podcast done for your parenting?”
You can also call: 818-643-1714
And if you can’t call, email Abigail and Elle at [email protected]
More support for Parent Anger:
These five ideas and wonderful in times of parent meltdown: Crazy Mad: Five Ways To Ward off Parent Anger
Listening Partnerships are THEY BEST way to offload anger and examine your triggers. We also use them to explore our parenting values. Download this free guide to Listening Partnerships to get some set up.
For daily answers to your parenting questions join our wonderful free community. Join Parents Connect
What Could We Do Better?
While we’re rebooting, share your ideas! Please let us know how we can do better, and what parenting topics you’d most like for us to cover in future episodes at [email protected]