"My older daughter had gotten out a stool and was reaching for something in the pantry when she accidentally dumped an entire bag of rice on the floor. As a million tiny grains pelleted the floor like rain, my child's eyes welled up with tears. And that's when I saw it -- the fear in her eyes as she braced herself for her mother's tirade."
Sometimes we read a blog by someone else and say, "wow, she gets it." This is one of those times. Rachel Macy Stafford of the Hands Free Mama talks about chosing compassion instead of anger. Well, really, she talks about her struggle to respond with compassion instead of anger.
Here's the link for you to read ther rest: The Important Thing About Yelling
What was the last thing you responded to with anger that you wish you could take back? What was the last thing you responded to with anger that you wish you could take back?