Controlling myself
When her kids fight, this mom struggles to not lose her cool.
I am mom to 4 lively children, my oldest son is 15, my second son is 13 and my twin son and daughter are 11.  I try SO HARD to contain my temper because anger and aggression is a trait that I do not like in a person. However, when they squabble amongst each other I find keeping my temper and trying not to scream the most daunting task.

My oldest son knows everything and doesn’t hesitate to criticise my second son who then takes his frustration out on the two youngest ones.  And then what happens, they come whining to moooooommmmmmmm. After working a full day at work, assisting with homework and studying, making school lunches, cleaning and washing etc. the last thing I want when I eventually plant my backside onto a chair is to play referee – hence the dragon who usually then comes out to play!


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