Psychologist Warren Cann talks with 3RRR radio host Jacinta Parsons about managing anger in parenting.
All parents occasionally experience a normal range of anger in response to their child’s behaviour. But how you interpret your child’s behaviour can have a significant effect on how you respond to it.
discusses strategies for managing parental anger. Strategies include:
early to unwanted behaviour
- recognising and changing the
behaviour that provokes your anger
- looking after yourself.
Warren talks about why it’s important to be able to forgive yourself for getting angry. He also points out that a higher level of irritability and anger can signal deeper problems, such as depression, that need to be addressed.