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Did you know that sleeping, eating, drinking, working and watching TV takes up about 2/3 of the average American’s day?* Parents, of course, also spend time doing household chores, traveling, and taking care of kiddos.
Not surprisingly, some of the smallest slivers of time on parents’ daily to-do lists are personal care, socializing, relaxing, thinking, and faith-related activities.
So, what do you think kids today want most from their parents?
Another study tells us that the majority of children simply wish their parents were less tired and less stressed.**
This month, how can you prioritize not only more time with your family, but intentionally spend more time taking care of yourself, which benefits everyone?
* American Time Use Survey 2008
** Ask the Children Survey [https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/05/surprisingly-family-time-has-grown/]
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