Parenting Discipline ~Another Perspective

One of Those Days

Have you ever had one of those days where you go, go, go? On these days there are lots of places to get to, you are always running late and your children seem to be grumpy, whiny, and aggressive. You don’t know if you’ll ever master getting out the door with a smile on your face and everyone in a good mood.

At the ends of days like these we plop on the couch grateful that there is finally quiet in the house and still some chocolate ice cream in the freezer. We hope the children will give us at least two hours of good sleep and that we might be able to actually check something off or our to-do list before we get to ‘turn in.’ These are the days we can’t wait to finish.

I have felt those days too. I have had nights when I am the good kind of tired and nights when I am the bad kind of tired. You know the kind that is all emotional because the children had one emotional problem after another all day. Those are the hard ones. Those are the days when I really don’t want to talk to anyone any more. I have heard my voice all day solving one issue after another.

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