+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    on a sandy beach!
    Posts
    6,580
    Thanks
    340
    Thanked
    2,258
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Help with remaining calm

    Can someone please give advice on any books etc or strategies to cope with DS/DD. I get so angry quickly and I'm really hating/failing being a mum right now.

    Finding out DS has ASD has really hit my nerves and just everything else. I just react instantly I'm on edge and haven't had time to talk to gp. I haven't even been disciplining my kids 😱 I don't know where to begin.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    3,972
    Thanks
    1,594
    Thanked
    1,315
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Completely understandable with everything you have had going on. You aren't failing though, asking for help proves that! No one can blame you for letting go a little and losing your cool. I know myself, I've found walking away before I turn into a screaming crazy mum is the best thing. As long as my girls weren't in harms way, then taking a few minutes to calm down away from them worked good for me. I can't help with any books but I'm sure someone on here can x

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Canberra
    Posts
    2,676
    Thanks
    1,055
    Thanked
    884
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I really like Calm Parent Happy Child by Dr Laura Markham. It's wonderful. Available on Kindle too.


 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Pea Pods Reusable NappiesPea Pods are the smart choice when it comes to choosing what's best for you, your baby and the environment. Affordable ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›