Dina’s Blog

Imbalance of roles

Imbalance of roles

Census data shows Australian women spend, on average, 5 to 14 hours per week in unpaid domestic work, whereas men spend less than 5 hours a week. Women also spend an additional hour a day looking after children.

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Parenting jobs are never ending, however feeling overwhelmed can be helped. Watch this video:

Parenting jobs are never ending, however feeling overwhelmed can be helped. Watch this video:

Becoming overwhelmed with the amount of tasks on your list is probably every busy parents battle and probably a daily one at that. Demands from school, friends, family, business, hobbies not to mention health and financial concerns, all add up to put pressure on us. But it’s ok, as this is perfectly normal and becoming overwhelmed is also ok. So take a deep breath and listen to my strategy for coping with overwhelm.

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Beat the school morning blues with this simple idea…

Beat the school morning blues with this simple idea…

You’ve been up since 6am, you’ve battled the getting dressed stage, wrestled through breakfast, hunted for missing hats, readers and homework, discovered there is homework to complete and now, just when you are in the home-straight, there is the small matter of rallying your troops to the front door and into the car without shouting, screaming or collapsing into a jabbering heap.

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