Exhaustion, anxiousness and negative thoughts can all indicate parent burnout. And yet, PARENTS NEED TO PARENT, they cannot give up. These practices will help when you are feeling down about yourself or parenting.
Six ways to stop parent burnout (or recover from it)
1. Use your Listening Partnerships
The cornerstone to getting the emotional support I need as a parent is Listening Partnerships. Having a regular, reliable time and space every week to bring my parenting stresses and worries has by far made the most difference to me. I am less reactive now and I have more capacity to meet the emotional needs of my children. Read more about how to find a Listening Partnership and join a supportive network of parents who are using this tool effectively to support their parenting.
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