Handling Anger with Respect for All

The anger was rising in the room. Everyone could feel it. His face was red, fists and teeth clenched. Breathing was heavy. Maybe you’ve experienced something similar. Perhaps it was your partner or your child that was upset. I was becoming aware of the lump in my own throat. The pressure in my chest was moving up into my throat

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Learning to Navigate Emotional Upsets and Tantrums at Any Age

Toddlers aren’t the only ones who have emotional upsets. A big misconception I hear on a regular basis is that parents don’t need to talk about tantrums and emotional upsets because they don’t have a toddler anymore. “We’re past that phase.” This means that their kids are probably no longer throwing themselves on the floor when they’re upset. Not at

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An Alternative View of Tantrums and Emotional Upsets

I’ve been working on the part of my book about nurturing relationships. Honestly, I found myself feeling kind of stumped. I’ve found that life circumstances sometimes create irony and laugh in the face of a writer trying to explore a particular topic. I’ve been blessed with a feeling of doubt- that I have no idea what I’m actually trying to say.

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