Parent Burnout Not Good for Parent or Child

For most people, the term “burnout” is associated with a job or career, but new research now suggests individuals can become burnt out when the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic. The burnout results in an intense exhaustion that leads parents to feel detached from their children and unsure of their parenting abilities.

Researchers believe this type of burnout can have serious consequences for both parent and child, increasing parental neglect, harm and thoughts of escape.