Control your temper to teach kids

Adults need to model anger management

NP Have you ever noticed the time it takes to subdue someone's temper, especially a child's?
If it takes you more than 15 seconds, that's the amount of time you have to take three deep breaths and turn the situation around or it is going to escalate into painful exchanges and sometimes violent behavior.
The most practical and effective intervention is to say your child's name and then acknowledge that they are upset. Listen with your whole heart and both ears and both eyes. Help your child t...

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