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The Surprising Good News About Parental Burnout

You can’t quit this job, but you can make it better

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HHaving kids sometimes feels like running a race you can’t win against a clock you didn’t set. Parenting today is often characterized by feeling overwhelmed and dissatisfied, two feelings that are exacerbated by headlines like “How Having Children Robs

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K.J. Dell'Antonia

K.J. Dell'Antonia

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5 years writing the New York Times’ parenting column plus one book (How to Be a Happier Parent) taught me this: family can be joy, not a stressor. Mostly.