How are parents coping with the financial and emotional strain on their family?

44%

of parents said that their family was fighting more than usual.

48%

of parents feel that having their kids at home is taking a toll on their mental health.

4%

of parents have lost their job.

56%

of parents said their children are more anxious than usual.

67%

of parents believe that talking to their kids about COVID-19 is good for their well-being.

77%

of parents wish they had more time alone.

The larger a word appears, the more frequently parents mentioned it.

I have worked really hard to separate my work life from home life.

This experience has been challenging to the core.

The slower pace is actually good for children

 I feel like I do not have enough time in the day to both be a good employee and a good parent.

I have been able to put my kids to bed which I usually can't do because I work nights.

Support Networks... 

...provide essential guidance for parents as they wade through seemingly endless amounts of advice and at-home learning resources online.

...enable parents to manage their mental health, the adjustment to at-home learning, and mitigate the risk of quarantine negatively affecting their careers. 

How can schools help parents feel supported and less overwhelmed?
How are families adjusting to at-home learning?
Over the course of the pandemic, fewer parents feel like they have a support network.
Those who feel having their kids at home is taking a toll on their mental health are even less likely to feel they have a support network.

Percentage of parents who feel they have a support network

Week

Do parents feel that having their kids at home is negatively impacting their own mental health?

No

Yes