According to Nikki Bush, Parental expert every single family with children goes through suicide hour every day, however, parents need to know how to transform suicide hour into a positive connection process.
As parents we need to make an initiative and be proactive in taking the lead in diffusing the tension and transforming it into a loving, warm and fuzzy time of the day.— Nikki Bush - Parenting expert
Listen to the full conversation on the Redi Thlabi Show:
Suicide hour, also known as witching-hour is the absolutely insane time of the day when you're trying to get the kids to do their homework, cook supper, feed and bath the kids and then get them to bed.
Tips on managing suicide hour:
- Know how to switch from employee to being mommy
- Feed yourself before to avoid being grumpy and irritable because of hunger
- Ignore you phone
- Keep the routine
- Take a deep breath