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How To Keep Your Cool (Even When Your Kids Are Losing It)

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How do you do it?

Keep yourself cool under pressure, I mean.

Particularly at the end of the day when you're just as tired and grumpy as the kids.

Only you have more to do. Dinner to prepare, bags to unpack and repack, kids to get to bed ....

And all you really want is to sit down for a few minutes. Preferably with a little peace and quiet.

But what really happens is that you get stuck into all the things that need doing.

While your kids fight, or keep interrupting you, or generally get under foot.

No wonder you lose it from time to time. That's a pressure cooker situation.

And it happens nearly every single night!

All too often the kids lose it too, which makes it really, really challenging.

So, how do you keep cool?

Well, I don't have all the answers but I'll tell you what happened in our house this week.

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