“I feel guilty after yelling at my child” is a common experience. Every parent has felt this way at some time or another. And it’s normal to feel bad, because you have a conscience and want to do right by your kids.
But it’s also normal to lose patience and yell sometimes–because you’re human!
Your child isn’t damaged irreparably from you yelling or losing your patience. It’s what you do afterwards that makes the difference between teaching them important life skills or possibly contributing to toxic shame.
Check out this video to learn what to do after you’ve yelled, and why you can let go of any guilt or shame after you’ve yelled.