Oct 16, 2018
Ever feel at the end of your
rope with your kiddos? Wish being patient came easier to you? In
Episode 7 of the Streamlined Motherhood Podcast, Kate is sharing
ways to overcome and confidently handle the events that trigger
impatience. This is not your typical “count to 10 in your head to
calm down” episode, but REAL recommendations to meet you where you
are in your parenting journey.
In this episode:
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Tips for Finding Your
down and connect with your child when giving direction. Touch her
shoulder, hold her hand, and make eye contact.
care of yourself and meet your needs regularly so you aren’t
triggered by them. Some questions to ask yourself:
- Am I
getting enough rest? Eating well? Not too hopped up on
- Am I
moving and expressing my emotions and physical needs?
- Do I
get breaks to be an adult separate from my kids?
you’re feeling frustrated, put yourself in time-out and use that
break to cool down and mentally reconnect to your
- Process any emotional issues, stresses, and
worries separate from your child; do this so you don’t dump your
negative energy on them if you find yourself losing your
- Morning pages: 3 pages or 10 minutes of stream
of consciousness writing first thing in the morning. Get all that
mental gunk out so you can feel mentally prepared to
- Check-in regularly with a partner, friend,
family member, therapist, or coach to get the emotional support you
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- Become hyper-aware of what triggers you
regularly and causes you to lose your patience
- Re-frame your child’s frustrating behavior and
find the NEED behind it
present as much as possible with your child to avoid triggering
lots of love to your child to create a deep connection that will
help you weather the more trying moments.
you’re struggling to stay present, spend some time contemplating
why you feel the need to escape? Are you unhappy about something
and need additional support?
yourself grace on those bad days and know that tomorrow is always a
fresh chance to do better. Motherhood is not a competition to be
the perfect mom. You are the mother your kiddos need, so just be
there. That’s all.
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