The peaceful parent anger book

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the peaceful parent anger book

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting by Laura Markham

A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids

Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe—or even punish.

This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years.

If you’re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right “consequence,” look no further. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.
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How To Stop Yelling At Your Kids - Peaceful Parenting Solutions

In the middle of that stress, enter our child, who has lost her sneaker, suddenly remembered she needs a new notebook for school today, is teasing her little brother, or is downright belligerent.
Laura Markham

How to Handle Your Anger at Your Child

Confession time: I'm a yeller, a trait that seems to be virtually imprinted in my DNA. My mom was a yeller, her dad was a yeller. It's just how we react. Don't get me wrong—I'm not a monster. It's just that when I'm provoked, or really stressed, or my daughter has fought me for the last 20 minutes about doing her homework, finally, I yell.

When a storm is on the horizon, as a parent, you often feel it coming. You feel it in your bones. You feel it as your blood starts to boil. You are helpless to stop it. Then, the storm hits. Maybe this time your children will take you seriously as you raise your voice. Maybe they are stunned by your yelling.

Discover how to use your anger to find peace as a parent even if you think your kids don't listen or respect you.
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Lisa starts by understanding how your own childhood experience shapes your parenting style, and teaches you how to let go of the way you were parented. Rather, we often default to patterns we witness as children — even if we consciously know this is not how we want to parent. We find ourselves angry or frustrated but not sure why. Designed with every parent in mind, her curriculum helps parents reinvent themselves and parent from a place of peace — no more yelling, threatening or punishing. Lisa starts by understanding how your own childhood experience shapes your parenting style. Coming together to agree upon and define your family values becomes the new foundation for your parenting.

Peace is also incompatible with whining and car breakdowns. One could argue that it is an impossibility within a nuclear family. Peace might be hard to achieve — impossible even — but it was nonetheless my destination after I received a copy of Dr. Markham is an outspoken proponent of parenting with a huge dose of mindfulness and love. She does not believe in discipline. She believes in connection and empathy.



  1. Heródoto A. says:

    1. Observe yourself

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  4. Karlotta L. says:

    I am a Mom and Parent Coach who knows the joy of transformation, but really I help turn frustrated parents -- who regularly default to yelling, threatening and punishing -- into peaceful leaders within their households.

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