No More Yelling on EverydayFamily


Do you ever have one of those days when you feel like you just might lose it?  You know the kind…where everything seems to be going wrong and everyone needs you right this minute!

Or maybe you’ve been home with sick kids for two weeks straight and you just can’t think straight anymore.  Or maybe…you’ve been trapped because of a blizzard.

I’m no stranger to those days.  Those are the days when I head to the pantry for a minute to collect my thoughts so that I can stay calm.  Mommy time outs – they work.

Yelling happens.  It feels terrible and leaves parents feeling guilty, but it happens.  The could have’s and should have’s creep in and leave even the most confident parent longing for a do-over.

The good news is that you can make little changes that make a big difference.  Stop by EverydayFamily for a few tips on decreasing the yelling in your house.

See you there!

About Katie

Katie Hurley is a Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychotherapist and Parenting Expert in Los Angeles, CA. She works in private practice in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, writes for PBS Parents, Washington Post Parents, and the Huffington Post. She is the author of "The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2015) and "No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls" (Penguin Random House, 2018)