Good article on the stress of parenting. Parenting can be one of the most stressful jobs, albeit rewarding, the stress from the first day of having a child to even when they are well grown, is a continual stress of worry. With anything worthwhile, comes stress. Stress Management though can help one better deal with stress.
The article, Thoughtful Parenting: Parenting Stress — it matters; management is key, by Sue Fegelein states
“Parenting stress is the stress associated with being a parent. Parents are often juggling jobs, childcare, finances and household duties. Studies have shown that parents who report high parenting stress tend to be “authoritarian, harsh and negative in their reactions with their child,” and the quality of parent-child relationships is decreased by parenting stress.”
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