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Parental Burnout: Lower the bar, back away from the craft

Parental Burnout was a thing long before the Pandemic hit, but it’s now one serious problem.

Kristine Ziwica has just published an extensive investigation into the issue for Women’s Agenda, examining how it’s a distinct psychological phenomenon and why it’s something we all need to be aware of and thinking about, long after life returns to some kind of normal.

We also talk solutions, like lowering the bar! And stepping away from the craft.

You can read Kristine’s piece on parental burnout here.

Also mentioned in this episode is a 2017 piece on “mother shaming” and the fish finger salute one mother created

You can also check out our second podcast, The Leadership Lessons, hosted by Kate Mills: conversations with female leaders on the critical decade ahead.

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