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Book Review: How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids

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Where was this book when I had four kids under the age of ten? Practical and not preachy, this is the kind of book you can read in spurts with no problem. It’s also not so long that you’ll never begin in at all. But do read it from start to finish in order.
Real-life never stops being stressful; the only thing you can do is to work on your responses to stressful events. I liked the realistic approach that as people, parents are going to react as people do continually and that we’re all a work in progress. This is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to making changes that will help you be a better parent — and yet, it’s also not one-size-fits-all.
It’s never too late to think about a new approach, and I loved that these ideas will help make you a better person overall, and it isn’t a- This is the “right” way to parent guide.

By Jenny Naughton

JENNY NAUGHTON and her husband share their 1930's era Chicago home with four sons and a daughter. A voracious reader, Jen reviews books before their release for dozens of publishers on her page: Windy City Reader. Jen also blogs (on WordPress!) about classical, mostly secular, home education at Good Enough Homeschool.
In her spare time, she runs an online book club for teens and helps other home educating family match their kids with the perfect book for them.
You can find Jen misbehaving on social media on
Twitter: @jennynau10

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