+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 22 of 22
  1. #21
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Quote Originally Posted by RunningWithScissors View Post

    I also have their bedrooms as
    their 'safe' place.. I don't argue, discipline, talk to them about problems (unless they ask me in!) in there. I feel like they deserve a place to retreat, a place where they know they are 'safe' from a lecture of punishment, a place to clam down etc
    I love this!

    I grew up in an open house and could offload onto mum, dad or my brother whenever you needed.
    My dad grew up in an abusive repressive house and never wanted that for us kids.

    OH on the the other hand grew up in an abusive home but his mother taught him to suck it up because 'this is the way it is'.

    I had a cancer scare and OH flipped when he heard me tell my mother!
    Said that I shouldn't burden her with news like that.

    I let DS work through his feelings, I want him to know that family is always there to help and if you don't feel sad, angry or frustrated sometimes how would you know when you are truly happy?

    Later we will work on self control in public.

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Absolutely think its important for kids to feel their own emotions and to be able to express them. If we as parents try and stop our kids "feeling" an emotion, how are they going to know how to handle themselves later as adults, if we have always "fixed" them or tried to "stop" them from feeling and dealing with an emotion? Kids need to feel it, express it, and also be able to name it, and learn what to do "with it".


Similar Threads

  1. So many emotions
    By Baby mad in forum Pregnancy Loss Support
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 16-09-2012, 22:54
  2. Very mixed emotions...............
    By mumof2boys00 in forum General Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-03-2012, 11:56
  3. 5.5 yo can't deal with emotions
    By pixiemum2 in forum Discipline & behaviour
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 11-02-2012, 23:49

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

learn how you can become a reviewer!


forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Be In Blossom
Keen to up the intensity of your exercise after having your baby but unsure how? New physio-led Bootcamp Workshops aim to bridge the gap between low and high intensity training, teaching ways to reduce pelvic floor load in gym and bootcamp settings.
featured supporter
SRC Pregnancy & Recovery Shorts
Want pain relief during pregnancy, and to continue working and exercising? Fancy a speedy recovery after childbirth? Want to regain your pre-baby body shape fast? Recommended by healthcare professionals, SRC compression products will let your body do its most important work.

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!