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With young ones at home all day, parenting may feel particularly overwhelming, especially if you're also working from home.
Without childcare support, the help of grandparents and other family members, or the freedom to leave your home, it’s easy to feel under strain.
And during times of stress it’s usual for children to be more clingy with their parents.
All of this can affect your mental wellbeing and as a result, you may:
To cope with increased parenting demands, you could try:
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Present fears are less than horrible imaginings. -- William Shakespeare
It's not always easy to do everything you planned to do in a day.
If completing goals and tasks is making you stressed, try focusing on achieving mini habits.
In this video on YouTube channel Better Than Yesterday, author Stephen Guise explains how you can accomplish more each day by building mini habits.