Keeping your cool as a parent

Updated: Jun 22

It can be extremely challenging trying to maintain your composure while a child is berating you with their big feelings all day long. Between lack of sleep, trying to keep up on daily tasks, multiple calendars, as well as your own personal moods or ‘bad days’, trying to keep things calm cool and collected sometimes feel overwhelming.

Children are completely dependent on the adults in their lives. They look to them for basic needs like snacks on snacks on snacks, to deeper needs such as help managing conflict and navigating their own emotions. When these difficult situations arise every few minutes, we as the adults can only be spread so thin and for so long.