"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.
Being Skyler's mommy is worth it all. It's so sad though, some parents take their children and their abilities for granted. Sometimes they just don't realize how easy they have it but I'm the one that is truly blessed. Skyler is going to do great work one day, I just know it.