Do you start ever start the day as Mary Poppins but end it as Miss Hannigan? Does your temper sometimes get the best of you?
Patience is a virtue that every mom struggles with from time to time. When everyone is throwing needs in our direction and our own needs aren’t being met and our house is a mess and our brain is a jumbled of things we’re worried about, it’s so hard to keep our cool!
In this week’s episode, Saren and April talk openly and honestly about some methods they’ve found to be really helpful when it comes to simmering down during situations that are about to boil over.
Three Strategies for Keeping Your Cool
Saren’s Mom’s book, I Didn’t Plan to be a Witch (Learn more at poweroffamilies.com)
Ever Had a Day That Felt Like a Circus? – Podcast with April Perry and Kristine Jones
Two Keys to Everyday Patience by Danielle Porter
Tried (But not always true) Methods for Developing Patience by Tiffany Sowby
Family Systems eCourse at poweroffamilies.com (Having systems of rules and consequences, chore charts, etc. is an excellent way to prevent those “boil over” moments!)
STEP Program (This program helps you organize the craziness in your head and get things done more efficiently with less stress.)
Music from Creations by Michael R. Hicks
Audio editing by Emily Peterson
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