Being a parent is a wonderful, life-altering experience, but it can also be incredibly tough! Parents today are under a lot of pressure to juggle work, family life and social commitments, without admitting that they may be struggling. This means, life can get pretty darn stressful; particularly if there never seems to be enough hours in the day.
If you’re wondering where that fun-loving, optimistic parent you used to be went, you could be on the verge of a parent burnout. The trouble is, if you do reach the point of burning out, it’s going to have a lot of negative repercussions on your health and well-being.
The good news is, there are ways to prevent parent burnout, even when you’re close to the edge! Here, we’ll look at some of the top ways to tell when you’re heading for parent burnout, and the things you can do to stop it. [Read more…]