Hug It Out: Calming an Angry Child


I have a technique that has been really helping with dealing with anger in my family.  It sounded almost too simple when I read it, but often it’s the really simple shifts, the ones that we think could hardly work, that help us most.

This idea for dealing with anger comes from a recent comment on the Parenting an Angry Child post I wrote some times ago.

I read it and at first I thought, oh he’s too old for that now, but it resonated with me so much – it makes such sense given my son’s sensitive nature. He may be frequently angry, but he seems to feel everything very intensely, so he’s terribly sensitive to my aggravation and frustration over his anger.

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