Killi Therapy Week 2: To Tantrum or Not To Tantrum

turtle watching

turtle watching

That is the question…

My son can throw an epic tantrum.  To me they are so awful I would rather have bamboo shoots shoved under my fingernails then to have to listen to a tantrum.  Something about the tantrum sets me on edge, I hear this is normal for mothers but that does not make it any easier to deal with.  I have been told by two different medical practitioners that mothers are wired in such a way that our cortisol, the stress hormone, levels go through the roof when our kids cry/throw a tantrum.  I can attest to this because I feel like I can’t function when my son throws one.

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