How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids: 17 Tips for Parents
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Primary Changes: Edited for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Revised “How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids” and “Is Yelling at My Kids Ever Appropriate.” Added “Why Do I Keep Yelling At My Kids.” New material written by Alexa Donnelly, LCSW, and reviewed byÂ Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Keisha Henry, MSW, LCSW
Reviewer: Trishanna Sookdeo, MD, MPH, FAAFP