This time at home balancing work, homeschool, and caring for children is stressful. Super stressful. For some, balancing life works well; if this is you, you’re a rockstar! For many others, this time feels chaotic and causes much anxiety. Anyone else already exhausted?
You’ve been working hard to provide stability and structure to your home during this chaotic time, and we want to commend you for that! This is no easy task, but as we often say at TFI, “you can do hard things!” Remind yourself of this truth and get your kids saying it too! We will make it through. One day at a time. One moment at a time.
Here are some helpful resources to walk us through this extra stressful time at home. Pick and choose what works best for you and your family! There is so much grace here. Keep going! We’re in this together!
“Today there are many different types of parenting, often a mix of whatever the parent is feeling on any given day and what they’ve been raised to believe is best. But I’m here to tell you, consistency and science-based parenting works!”
“In the age of the internet, we live in an overwhelm of information. While it’s helpful to have specialists who can assist us in understanding things like the effects of trauma on the brain, the world wide web is teeming with self-proclaimed experts who are ready to lay down the rights and wrongs of parenting – perhaps, especially in the realms of foster care and adoption.”
“Is stress making you frustrated and irritable? Stress relievers can help restore calm and serenity to your chaotic life. You don’t have to invest a lot of time or thought into stress relievers. If your stress is getting out of control and you need quick relief, try one of these tips.”
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