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Does anyone yell at their kids?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:41 PM on Dec. 13, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • well she is just a baby so no 3month

    Answer by Paigesmommy78 at 11:44 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • All the time. Nothing I do will stop my two year old from repeatedly doing things I tell her not to, but she will at least stop temporarily when I yell. Some days she's great, some days she just wants to get into everything and do everything she's not supposed to do.

    Answer by FluffyMamaBunny at 11:45 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Oh, yes.

    Answer by Hazelnutkin at 11:45 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I can't say I always use my inside voice with them. Only on occasion.

    Answer by Melbornj at 11:48 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I get frustrated sometimes and yell , afterward I feel so bad. I was always yelled at as a child and it made me feel sad. How can I stop so that I don't make my kids feel the way I felt?

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 11:52 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • yep i hate it too!

    Answer by proudmommy690 at 11:53 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • as much as i hate to admit it, yes i have yelled. but they listen after trying my stern voice doesnt work

    Answer by Shani527 at 11:55 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Sometimes...but only when I'm at my wits' end. I feel bad about it too.

    Answer by Fallaya at 12:04 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • Sometimes I lose my temper and yell at them, if I later feel it was unjustified I'll apologize to them and I try not to do it again. Honestly I have been getting better about that kind of yelling. But other times I just raise my voice to tell them to stop doing what they're doing when I can't physically remove them from the situation, like when I'm holding the baby and I hear the three year old playing with the toilet.

    Answer by CosmicFishes at 12:05 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • I honestly never have to yell at my kids. I have a "stern voice" that I use, but I don't raise my voice. I don't feel like I should have to. If it gets to the point where their behavior is upsetting me that badly, it's group time-out.

    Answer by ShaunnaMichelle at 12:07 AM on Dec. 14, 2010

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