I yell at my kids.
I hate it and I wish I didn’t. I don’t everyday. But sometimes (OK, probably once a week) I have a didn’t-read-my-Bible-woke-up-twice-to-nurse-the-baby-last-night-have-a-monster-headache-and-I’m-just-plain-ol’-sinful kinda day and they
do things that irritate me act like children, and I just snap and I yell at them.
Honestly, there’s probably not much worse in the world than the quivering of their little chins after I yell at them. The look in their tear-filled eyes after I raise my voice and let them have it.
I’m working on it. Through God’s grace I can hopefully overcome this nasty habit. I want to show them grace and teach them how to gracefully react to others, and yelling is not the way I want to accomplish that.
Hi, I’m Sheila. And I yell at my kids.
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