The Pandemic Hit Moms Hard, and That Stress Can Trickle Down to Kids

The Hechinger Report | Jackie Mader 

“What we find is that when adults report their level of distress is high, we see that children have higher levels of emotional distress.”

Mothers have experienced higher levels of emotional distress during the pandemic, such as anxiety, depression, and loneliness. The emotional burden has also impacted parents’ relationships with their children. Though many financial solutions have been proposed, parents and children are still need greater mental health support.

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