Wait, your kids can be annoying? That’s so funny—mine, too! Seriously, though, we love our spawn like none other, but there’s no denying that they have a special talent for getting under our skin. The worst part is when they successfully get your goat and (oops) you follow up with a less than exemplary parental response. (Cue the mom guilt.) Well, you’re not alone, friends, which is why we spoke to licensed psychologist Dr. Bethany Cook and found out some ways to be less annoyed with kids. Read on for actionable advice that will make tomorrow (and every day thereafter) go just a little smoother.