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Yelling Less- Tip Sheet #3- Befriend Father Time

Yelling Less- Tip Sheet #3- Befriend Father Time

‘Please get up, sweetheart. It’s time for your breakfast.’ ‘Can you please get out of bed? The bus will be here in half an hour!’ ‘Why must you ALWAYS do things at a snail’s pace? Don’t you have any concept of time?!!’ If you’re anything like me, then you’ve suffered from this syndrome too. It’s called the ‘ I-don’t-care-how-you-do-it-but-I-want-you-ready-in-under-ten-minutes’ syndrome. Trigger: Lack of Punctuality/ Time sense For as long as I can remember, I have had this issue about time…

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Yelling less

Yelling less

This one will come as no surprise to regular readers of my blog. ‘Y’ is for Yelling less. There are many things for which I am grateful in this world and one of those is the day I discovered the ‘Orange Rhino Challenge’ kindly pointed out to me by Aparna. In retrospect,  I wish I had stumbled upon it earlier, as I could have avoided so many tears, confrontations, anger issues, temper tantrums and a frightened child.  My ‘Yelling less’…

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Defeated, but Determined

Defeated, but Determined

You may have won the battle, but you haven’t won the war-Author , UnknownI’m beginning to think this anonymous chap had me in mind when he said these words.Just last week, I started drafting this triumphant post of how I had managed to conquer the yelling monster and had gone 150 days straight without shouting at Gy. Yes, I did! So, small pat on the back, if you please and do I hear the strains of applause from my devoted…

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The Intensity of it all–{NaBloPoMo- Day 5}

The Intensity of it all–{NaBloPoMo- Day 5}

Today’s prompt for NaBloPoMo, courtesy The Daily Post, is:  Describe the last time you were surprised by the intensity of a feeling you had about something, or were surprised at how strongly you reacted to something you thought wouldn’t be a big deal.As mothers, I think we tend to react strongly to issues. I am not really sure what causes it, but it’s true. Looking back at my years in college, I distinctly recall being more relaxed, whether it was…

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