February 3, 2022
Pandemic or not, there is no greater experience of uncertainty than the act of parenting. Between all of the choices we must make for our children – about schools, extracurricular activities, meals, screen time, and other forms of daily care – parenting can look like the work of an air traffic control operator, and just as stressful. Now layer in the internal life of each child, and the unique kinds of responses demanded of each parent, plus a global health crisis, and you have a good sense of why parents today report more stress and less certainty about parenting than generations before ours.
Source: reform judaism