Parental Burnout: Causes, Signs, & How to Cope
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “Parenting Burnout Stages”, “The Underlying Causes of Parental Burnout”, “How Parental Burnout Impacts Kids”, added five new tips to “How to Recover From Parental Burnout”. New material written by Lydia Antonatos, LMHC and reviewed by Heidi Moawad, MD.
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