“… I’m physically, mentally and emotionally drained. I DON’T want my kid to remember very much from this year at all.”
“I feel torn between meeting my kids social and developmental needs and completing my work to the same level as (I would) in the office.”
In new research, over 750* surveyed parents, primarily Moms (95%) have shared how the pandemic has changed their lives and what they need to get to the other side. They are overwhelmingly working (85%) without childcare (70%) while doing more of everything.
The Desire for Productivity
Most surveyed parents expressed that productivity during Covid is unrealistic. But they are desperate for relief and time to maintain their work. Or search for jobs. And everyone has to manage household, health and family life with less support. So, trying to optimize the precious time they have is unavoidable.
When asked this question, ‘what do you need to be more productive right now?’ surveyed parents were candid.
They Mourn the Loss of Physical & Emotional Space
Many surveyed parents crave the impossible, “more hours in the day,” preferably “alone” somewhere, “quiet.” Most are caring for their children while squeezing Continue reading “What Parents Need to be Productive Through the Pandemic”