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What to do when you lose your cool with your child? Psychologist shares tips

Published on Apr 02, 2024 03:00 PM IST
  • From apologising for our mistakes to viewing the child's perspective, here are a few ways to deal with difficult situations in parenting.
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Parenting is tricky, and when the child throws tantrums or starts to behave in a difficult way, it can affect our parenting patterns. There are times when we may start to lose our cool with our child. Reacting in a negative way can affect our connection with our child and impact their mental health. It is important to remember certain things during such times – Psychologist Jazmine McCoy shared.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 03:00 PM IST

Parenting is tricky, and when the child throws tantrums or starts to behave in a difficult way, it can affect our parenting patterns. There are times when we may start to lose our cool with our child. Reacting in a negative way can affect our connection with our child and impact their mental health. It is important to remember certain things during such times – Psychologist Jazmine McCoy shared.(Unsplash)

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We need to pause and separate ourselves from such situations and remind ourselves of the fact that we ae having a hard time and we should work on making things better. (Gettyimages) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 03:00 PM IST

We need to pause and separate ourselves from such situations and remind ourselves of the fact that we ae having a hard time and we should work on making things better. (Gettyimages)

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It is important that we stop viewing the situation as a parent and instead try to see the perspective of the child and understand their emotions. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 03:00 PM IST

It is important that we stop viewing the situation as a parent and instead try to see the perspective of the child and understand their emotions. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

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We should be mindful of our actions and reactions and should take accountability. We should not hesitate to apologise. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We should be mindful of our actions and reactions and should take accountability. We should not hesitate to apologise. (Unsplash)

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Instead of trying to escape the situation, we should sit with the child and try to process and address the issues together. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Instead of trying to escape the situation, we should sit with the child and try to process and address the issues together. (Unsplash)

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When we both reflect on the issues, we should come up with a healthier plan for the next time such situations come up. (Photo by Phil Nguyen on Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 02, 2024 03:00 PM IST

When we both reflect on the issues, we should come up with a healthier plan for the next time such situations come up. (Photo by Phil Nguyen on Pexels)

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