Is It Possible To Turn This Type A Into A Type B... and Do I Even Want To?

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Type A Parenting Tip #4: Put On Your Air Mask First

Type A Parenting Tip #4: Put On Your Air Mask First

It’s an oldie but goodie, and bears repeating: self-care is important. Put on your own air mask before helping your kids. It’s necessary for survival. And – you deserve it!  

Type A Parenting Tip #3 – Butt Out!

Type A Parenting Tip #3 – Butt Out!

Type A Parenting Tip #3 – Butt Out! Type B-ers – consider doing the opposite. Ask your spouse how he/she would like to be supported during moments of reprimanding the kids.

Type A Parenting Tip #2 – Walk Away!

Type A Parenting Tip #2 – Walk Away!

Tip #2! And, another bonus theme that makes no sense with the tip – it just makes me laugh to apply random themes… (video clip embedded – click through if you are reading by email)    

Listen Up All You Type A Parents!

Listen Up All You Type A Parents!

July is the “Month of Parenting” here on the blog! Every few days I’m going to give you a parenting tip/suggestion/thing to try AND… drumroll, please… we’ll be doing it through short video clips! Apparently you CAN teach an old dog new tricks! Unfortunately/fortunately for […]

Good Lord, I Love These Videos!! (Or Personality Types and Friendships)

Good Lord, I Love These Videos!! (Or Personality Types and Friendships)

Type As and Type Bs can totally be friends – good friends in fact! But, it is important to keep in mind the differences in each other’s personalities so that instead of becoming frustrated, you can laugh and realize that it’s just who your friend […]

Welp, That Was Harder Than I Thought…

Welp, That Was Harder Than I Thought…

Saturday was personality swap day at my house. Scott, who is a professed “intense Type A at work, Type B at home”, and yours truly, a Type A most of the time, would Freaky Friday it and turn into each other’s personalities. No room for […]

But What If You’re Not Opposites? (Or How To Share The Pants)

But What If You’re Not Opposites? (Or How To Share The Pants)

We’ve talked about how to improve a Type A + Type B relationship, but what if both parties wear the personality pants in the relationship? How can you make a Type A + Type A relationship better? This type of relationship is not the more […]

How to make a Type A + Type B Relationship Work (Better)

How to make a Type A + Type B Relationship Work (Better)

You’re a Type A married to/dating/hanging out with a Type B. You go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like mac and cheese. Except for when you don’t. And when you don’t it’s like – Who on Earth put peanut butter in these noodles? What […]

I Fell Down The Rabbit Hole…

I Fell Down The Rabbit Hole…

Well, that’s what it felt like anyway. I had great plans of posting while we were on our trip, but then this happened: (click through for pictures if you’re reading by email)           And this:           And […]

When Opposites Attract… Type A + Type B Relationships

When Opposites Attract… Type A + Type B Relationships

A quick Google search of ‘Type A and Type B’ in relationship turns up loads of links. The worst ones are just people going off on the opposite personality type. Usually it’s As complaining about Bs… of course. Bs are either not as bothered by […]

Adrian! Or June – The Month of Relationships

Adrian! Or June – The Month of Relationships

*If reading by email, click through to see the clip. Paulie: [talking about Adrian] You like her? Rocky: Sure, I like her. Paulie: What’s the attraction? Rocky: I dunno… she fills gaps. Paulie: What’s ‘gaps’? Rocky: I dunno, she’s got gaps, I got gaps, together […]

Put It On A Postcard

Put It On A Postcard

Think about the last time you got mad. Can you remember how much you had to say to your offender in the moment? If you’re like me, or the average bear, it was a lot. We don’t call it venting/letting off steam for nothing. It’s […]

Today You’re A Fly

Today You’re A Fly

Everyone knows the expression – a fly on the wall. Well, that’s your assignment: The next time you find yourself getting angry… Poof! Turn yourself into a fly. Seriously. Imagine yourself as a fly on the wall as you experience the situation – it will […]

W.W.D.T.D.?

W.W.D.T.D.?

*If you’re reading by email, click through to see the video link. So I told you that my first tack at addressing the Type A propensity towards anger would be a silly one and I do not disappoint. Here’s a new thing you can ask […]

I’m So Mad I Could…

I’m So Mad I Could…

Speak when you’re angry and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret – Groucho Marx Anger is one letter short of danger – Eleanor Roosevelt When you let anger get the best of you, it brings out the worst in you – Anonymous Ugh. We all […]

And The Winners Are…

And The Winners Are…

The Month – and a half – of Relaxation is officially, and sadly, over. While it was challenging to cram so much relaxation into one already crazy packed month (see I Think I Broke Myself… For Realz), I had a lot of really fun experiences. […]