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Yelling at Kids

It's Not Too Late To Stop Yelling At Your Kids. Here's How I Know.

The Orange Rhino | Posted 06.16.2014 | Parents
The Orange Rhino

As a gift for my dad this Father's Day (an odd gift, I know, but trust me, it's a good one), and as a way to offer hope that it isn't too late to stop yelling, I share this story with you.

I Don't Believe In Perfect

Joy Gabriel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Parents
Joy Gabriel

I'm not perfect, but I am a person and I would like to teach them how to be just that: real and open and unafraid of the mess of humanity.

The One Word That Keeps Me From Yelling at My Kids

Joy Gabriel | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Joy Gabriel

Sometimes the yelling is funny, sometimes it's maddening and it's almost always (heaven help me for this confession I'm about to confess) annoying.

What I Hope My Own Mistakes Will Teach My Daughter

Rachel Macy Stafford | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
Rachel Macy Stafford

The old me would have handed out a mighty dose of blame and shame, but never an apology. But things are different now. Thank goodness, things are different now.

This Is Not The Mom I Wanted To Be

Heather Spohr | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents
Heather Spohr

I want to be patient. I ought to be understanding. I've lost so much, but I'm flipping out over the littlest things. I don't have to scare her to get the job done.

WSJ Article Says Three Out of Four Parents Yell Once Per Month. And Now We Can All Feel Like Failures.

Suzanne Fleet | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Fleet

A new Wall Street Journal says that three out of four parents yell at their children once a month. I say four out of four parents are liars.

The Important Thing About Yelling

Rachel Macy Stafford | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Rachel Macy Stafford

My child would not have learned this empathetic response if I had remained a yeller. Because yelling shuts down the communication; it severs the bond; it causes people to separate -- instead of come closer.

STUDY: Yelling At Kids Could Be Just As Harmful As Physical Discipline

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 09.06.2013 | Parents

Sticks and stones indeed break bones -- but words can cause real harm to kids, too, a new study says. And bullies in the school yard aren’t the only...

10 Things I Learned When I Stopped Yelling At My Kids

The Orange Rhino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
The Orange Rhino

After all four of my boys burst into tears, I decided enough was enough.