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    My mum prefers vodka πŸ˜‚ I didn't mind the drinking, except when I had to bail dad out lmao. The parties got better as I got older and started to join in πŸ˜‹

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    Definitely said in jest.

    Sort of.

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    Look up Orange Rhino - lots of good tips there

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    Subbing as I'm a yeller to I hate it but my mum was a yeller and I survived I guess. She was also a 1.2.3 wino and it hasn't turned me into anything to crazyπŸ˜‰

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoCo View Post
    Subbing as I'm a yeller to I hate it but my mum was a yeller and I survived I guess. She was also a 1.2.3 wino and it hasn't turned me into anything to crazyπŸ˜‰
    While my comment earlier was a bit lighthearted, my dad was also a yeller and I hated it. I have his short fuse and his temper and I hate it. If an adult yelled at me now I'd be shocked and probably cry. I hate to think how I'm making my kids feel when I yell at them in anger. I try and refrain as much as possible and I'm very, very slowly getting better at it, but I still do it and it's simply just not a nice thing to do to someone.

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    Default Can't stop yelling. Please help

    Quote Originally Posted by Moxy View Post
    While my comment earlier was a bit lighthearted, my dad was also a yeller and I hated it. I have his short fuse and his temper and I hate it. If an adult yelled at me now I'd be shocked and probably cry. I hate to think how I'm making my kids feel when I yell at them in anger. I try and refrain as much as possible and I'm very, very slowly getting better at it, but I still do it and it's simply just not a nice thing to do to someone.
    I totally agree and I've noticed DD4 is starting to yell at her sister so I MUST refrain as I do not want her to become a ME. I have good control some days. Its not nice but sometimes it's the only way DD listens because she then realises I'm serious. I've tried everything even reward charts nothing works with my child. I haven't had to yell much this week hoping it's the end of an era and my girls are going to be sweet little angels from here on end πŸ˜› but I doubt it πŸ™ˆ my BF says teenage years are worse oh Lord!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoCo View Post
    I totally agree and I've noticed DD4 is starting to yell at her sister so I MUST refrain as I do not want her to become a ME. I have good control some days. Its not nice but sometimes it's the only way DD listens because she then realises I'm serious. I've tried everything even reward charts nothing works with my child. I haven't had to yell much this week hoping it's the end of an era and my girls are going to be sweet little angels from here on end πŸ˜› but I doubt it πŸ™ˆ my BF says teenage years are worse oh Lord!!
    Yeah, DS1 yells at DS2 then I'm bellowing at them both to stop arguing and yelling....

    Um, good example to set there Mum!

    I fall into the "do as I say, not as I do" parenting style. How fabulously ineffective.
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    I need to change as I used to smack and I realised it wasn't working. So I started time out.

    I am short fused because I'm also exhausted with DS not sleeping I have zero energy. 😱 i just snap all day!

    My mum was a horrible mum. Never listening etc only tells her POV so I really want to try and be a better mum

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Marigold~ View Post
    Really? Kids don't like it when parents drink too much? Mind. blown. Gee lucky you came in to stop us all from our deluded beliefs.
    Honestly, @Moxy 's comment was not completely accurate.
    Some of us prefer bourbon.
    Feel better now ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by monnie24 View Post
    I need to change as I used to smack and I realised it wasn't working. So I started time out.

    I am short fused because I'm also exhausted with DS not sleeping I have zero energy. 😱 i just snap all day!

    My mum was a horrible mum. Never listening etc only tells her POV so I really want to try and be a better mum
    I think we are good mums because we realise what we are doing wrong and want to change. I totally understand being tired it's hard work.

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