Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
MOLLYSARAN Posts: 1,060
11/7/11 10:16 A

i take a deep breath & if i can, go work out till i am calmer

SUPERSYLPH Posts: 1,285
11/4/11 5:10 A

Something I find helps is temporarily removing yourself from stressful situations or focus on breathing to calm down before saying anything.

Edited by: SUPERSYLPH at: 11/4/2011 (05:10)
Mandy

Pacific Time Zone in Nevada
(3hr time difference from Eastern Time Zone)

Leader of Parents of Pets
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/g
roups_individual.asp?gid=48247


Leader of Bothered by Behçet's & Arthritis
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/g
roups_individual.asp?gid=45397
MJREIMERS Posts: 5,737
10/9/11 1:04 P

As a mom of four (ages 11 to 16) and a special education teacher I understand how patience can run thin. I take time for myself. Even a 10 minute walk during plan time can refresh and replenish the patience. When I walk at home, I usually have at least one child with me. It gives us "special one-one time" that is hard to come by. If there is an "issue" going on, it gives us time to talk about it.

Sometimes, taking a much needed day of rest helps a lot. Have lunch with friends, go shopping, or just go to a quiet place by yourself. Read a book, watch a sunset, ride your bike, take a drive in the country...find something to bring you peace and serenity, if only for a little while.

I find I'm a better mom and teacher after! I hope this helps.

~Mako~
JENNY_BILLOT Posts: 1,634
10/9/11 12:36 A

Any tips of having more patience?

*mrs.pinky*

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." Galations 6:9
Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Parenting and Family Support Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Need advice on jogging strollers for a 5yr old 5/16/2014 2:32:34 AM
How do you find time??? 12/10/2012 8:31:29 PM
I need advice, but it's not weight related... 9/30/2011 4:21:32 PM
Gained weight....now he's leaving me 2/16/2014 11:54:09 PM
Butter 7/1/2011 3:28:02 PM