A new study reveals that the mental state, and well being of both mothers and fathers can greatly impact a child's upbringing. Some problems that face parents today that can be detrimental to their children's upbringing are identifiable. Things like constantly reaching for digital devices, or multitasking when they are around their kids. Also overcommitting to children is a common and bad practice for parents. Parents have to remember to get good sleep and be willing to let go of some of their expectations to help cultivate a good environment for their kids.
- A parent's level of stress or unhappiness can affect a child's progression and upbringing.
- Parent's who spend too much time on digital devices or multitasking may be putting adverse effects upon their children.
- Parents sometimes need to let go of expectations to lighten the atmosphere for their children.
"most parents probably don’t need a study to show them that their state of mind and stress levels impact their children and family life in general. That’s why it’s a good idea to take stock of the stressors in our lives from time to time"