The Mom Explosion: A Progression of Feelings

Where are all my explosive moms at? You know, the ones who lose their temper on the daily, and have screamed at their kids more times than they care to admit?

I see you. I understand you. I am one of you.

We don’t like to talk about it much, unless we are talking with a fellow explosive mom. You probably won’t see us posting about it on Facebook or Instagram either.

But we all have a trigger or two that just sets us off.

For me, my biggest struggle (and the cause of many lost tempers) is the fact that my kids do not get along. They just don’t. They argue, fight, and pick on each other almost non-stop. So much so, that I’ve lost all patience — and can usually tell when a mom explosion is about to erupt.

It usually goes a little something like this:

To all my fellow explosive moms, you are not alone! I’m right there with you.

Becky is a Minnesota Native and Wisconsin Badger fan living in the heart of Hawkeye Country. Since graduating from high school, she has lived in Duluth, MN; Birmingham, UK; Minneapolis, MN; Louisville, KY; and Madison, WI, but is now happy to call Iowa City home. She and her husband have been married for ten years and have a spirited four-year-old daughter and a mischievous baby boy. Becky juggles working from home and keeping two kids happy each and every day. In her free time, she enjoys working her side business, spending time with friends, relaxing with a good book, and eating snacks.


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