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Calm Down: Family Style – Parents Article

Calm Down: Family Style Looking through the archives, some of our popular posts on helping calm things down still ring as true today as they did when I wrote them a few years ago.  We’re serving it up here, family style. Pick what you’d like and take an extra helping, if it pleases you. See what works best to calm things down and get your zen on in your home. Breathe. Release. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.  Doesn’t that feel better already? …

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Stop Raising Your Voice, Stop Raising Your Blood Pressure – Parents Article

Stop Raising Your Voice, Stop Raising Your Blood Pressure It’s easier said than done, right? You wake up with the best intentions, promising yourself it’s going to be a calm, relaxing, stress free day…then BOOM…it happens. Things get a bit harried, the bickering starts, then the whining, then the screaming…until, you’ve reached your limit and start yelling in frustration yourself.  Then the guilt sets in. You start feeling bad that you “lost it”. You start feeling like you fell short…

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