Parenting three kids, working full-time, and running a house is often overwhelming. As much as I love my children, there are times when I can’t stand my kids—their attitude—and I need to be alone. Children know how to push our buttons, especially when our patience is at an all-time low. When they’re out to clearly defy my limits, the nightly bath, dinner, and bed routine can be the worst part of my day. What do I do when I can’t stand my kids and need to keep their attitude in check? Well, let’s look at why they are getting under my skin in the first place.