“It’s no secret that working parents are struggling right now. They are being crushed by the overwhelming weight of work, household and childcare responsibilities. The demands have driven many out of the workforce. But countless others don’t have the luxury of stepping away and they must endure the constant strain of trying to make it all work.
But why don’t we ask for help? Unfortunately, in a weak global economy, most will suffer in silence to avoid appearing ‘weak’ or ‘vulnerable’ with their employers.
We’ve had over 1,200 parents share their experiences of working during Covid and although a majority said their employers haven’t been supportive, there were many examples of parents receiving wonderful support from their work.
If you’d like to share your experience of how life has changed during the pandemic, click the link in the bio. The results are used to advocate for better support for working parents & their families.
To read the full article with new pandemic survey results, “Why Won’t Parents Ask for Help When They Need it Most?”, visit momshierarchyofneeds.com .”