Article: Parents' Jobs Stress Children Too
The average American work week has increased ten hours in the last 30 years and with this jump has come more stress at home--for parent and child alike, scientists reported this week at the annual meeting of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
A study of more than 1000 children and parents by Families and Work Institute president Ellen Galinsky illustrates this problem: When researchers asked children what the one thing they wished they could change about how they were affected by their parents' work, the majority of kids didn't ask for more quality time (as parents predicted), but rather for less stressed out parents.
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INTERVIEW: Ellen Galinsky on Stress and Work
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