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As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, you may instinctively realize that the children will be cramped up in the house more than ever in winter. This can be just one more on the long list of things that could stress you out. Parenting is fraught with trials, but there are things we can do to ease anxieties to come. It may not be winter that fills you with trepidation, but whatever your struggle is, there is help. Check out the following six ways to reduce parental stress.
October 31 is one of the best days to be a kid. Through the years, research has been done, and facts about safety have been gathered. Most parents already instruct their children not to eat candy from uncertain sources without letting mom or dad check it. Other important safety tips follow, along with one alarming statistic.
Tips to Avoid Parent Burnout

Tips to Avoid Parent Burnout

If you are a parent, no one has to tell you how quickly the demands of each day can make you feel overwhelmed. It’s important for parents not to get to the point where they sincerely want to just run away and keep on running. Things absolutely do not have to get anywhere near that point. Check out the following tips to help you avoid parental burnout.
Simply embrace every moment with your little babies and use that time to dress them how you want them to dress. Talk to them about your passions, like the Star Wars saga and hunting. The window for playing dress-up could, optimistically, last as long as 4.5 years, and those times are far more precious than you could possibly imagine. It’s fantasy time and your only season of true power.
Scientific research clearly shows that children with stay-at-home moms enjoy numerous benefits over those who are relegated to childcare. The evidence is also overwhelming that, in many ways, stay-at-home moms get the short end of the stick.
It’s an understatement to say that parenting isn’t easy, and one recent complication is the addition of smartphones. Parents and children both can easily get out of balance with screen time. It’s important to evaluate how our families are impacted by even mild addictions to our smartphones and make adjustments, if needed.