I don’t know any mom who doesn’t deal with “mom anger” on some level. Not a single one.
Children are the most demanding, relentlessly needy, stress-inducing people I know.
Whether you come home to them after a full day of work, or if you are with them for most of the daylight hours, the constant wrangling can be exhausting. It’s no wonder we can blow up on a moment’s notice!
Acting out of anger is one of the things I feel the most ashamed about in my parenting when it strikes. And it’s one of the hardest things to fix.
My friend Brittany has a great post about Four Ways You Can Prevent Mom Anger Before it Starts, and that is where I recommend you start if you find yourself repeatedly dealing with mom anger.
However, even if you’ve got some great prevention strategies in place, you’ll probably still have instances when you lose your temper anyway.
But don’t worry! You’re not perfect, and all hope is not lost. Here’s what to do when, despite your best intentions and efforts, you blow up at your kids.
Read the rest of this article at Equipping Godly Women: 5 Ways to Get Mom Anger Under Control
You can also check out this video as I explain how I use these tips in real life.
Do you struggle with mom anger? Which of these strategies do you think will be the most helpful for managing your anger in the moment?