Step Back and Cool Off

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Step Back and Cool Off

When you feel like you are going to "blow your top" take a "parent time-out" until you calm down. Leave the room, count to ten, go to your bedroom, and closing the door, etc. Whatever it takes to restore your cool so you can deal with the situation calmly and rationally. Exploding solves nothing and may frighten your children.



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