I grew up with a mother who would yell at me excessively because that is what her mother did to her growing up.

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Back in the day, yelling at children was considered a popular parenting style, but little do they know that if it is excessive it can really hurt the child’s brain development. I am not saying to “never” yell at your child because I know sometimes they deserve it if they misbehave; however, I believe that yelling should be the last resort.

I grew up with a mother who would yell at me excessively because that is what her mother did to her growing up. Because of this, I have developed severe anxiety in my adulthood. …

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