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MOLLYSARAN Posts: 1,064
11/7/11 10:16 A

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

SUPERSYLPH Posts: 1,300
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)
MJREIMERS Posts: 7,497
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.

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

Any tips of having more patience?

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