Friday, February 17, 2012
I yelled at the girls today. Not your typical 'hurry up' yell nor your 'leave your sister alone' yell not even an 'if you do not do thisorthat you will be in serious trouble" kind of yell.
I yelled, screamed, stomped and threw a general temper tantrum. The source of my frustration is their inability to focus (now why should that be even slightly surprising) as well as their well-developed procrastination skills (let's see, now why did I take them out of school again?).
After I had C completely cowed and K bawling, guilt kicked in and I managed to regroup and sit down calmly and explain why I was yelling and why it was wrong and we discussed what could be done differently.
K pointed out to me that if I knew certain things were a problem for them, why did I do it? Ouch. She was right. I am the Mom. Sigh...
We took naps this afternoon and maybe next week will be better.
Posted by Melissa at 3:10 PM