On self control.

Today, a thought. It seems that lately, articles on how to teach our kids to self control are overflowing my feeds and every time I read one, I can't refrain from screaming: "NO!!!!" In all of these articles, we are being taught all kinds of techniques to pass on to our kids on how to control their emotions when they get upset. Breathing, imagery, going out for some fresh air, retreating to a quiet place, you name it. It seems that the whole idea is to suppress those feelings, make them disappear and keep on going as if nothing had happened. The problem though, is that something did happen. Children's feelings are BIG and OVERWHELMING (same as grown up feelings) and kids can't simply stop, r

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