By Heidi Scrimgeour
What’s the one thing most parents wish they did less of?
Inadvertently stepping on Lego in bare feet would probably feature in the top three things we wish we did less of, but I’m going to wager that being ratty and impatient with the kids takes top spot.
Even if you’re blessed with a peaceable disposition which means you’re not prone to over-extending your vocal chords, I bet you’d still agree that you could do with more laughter and less conflict in the course of everyday family life.
Who wouldn’t want to shout less and laugh more?
So, instead of beating yourself up for being a yeller, try these tips for toning down the fishwife act and cranking up the cracking up…