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8 Ways to Keep Your Cool (and 1 Thing to Do If You Lose It)

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8 Ways to Keep Your Cool (and 1 Thing to Do If You Lose It)
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Not every mom — heck, not every person — is blessed with the ability to keep their cool in stressful situations. Sometimes the pressure to schedule playdates, soothe a crying child, and prep a week's worth of meals gets the best of us, and we snap. But blowing up in front of your kids can have a negative impact on their relationship with you as well as your relationship with yourself. Here, eight ways to keep calm no matter the circumstance, and one thing to do if your emotions explode.

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