07 Mar Parents Taking Care of Themselves: Feeling Irritable?
It is that time of the semester when the weekly topic focuses on Parents Taking Care of Themselves. How appropriate to introduce the topic of parent irritability with this persistent winter weather forcing many of us to be isolated in our homes with little social support. Obviously, this testy feeling is shared by us all- even on the most beautiful days of the year. So, if this feeling is a common one, what can we do to switch gears- to respond to our children with compassion and respect? Click HERE to read Dr. Laura’s extremely helpful article providing parents with five easy suggestions to shift out of that irritable space into a much more positive space. Perhaps this list should be posted on the refrigerator?