We all know parenting can be exhausting, and for a lot of moms and dads it leaves them in such a daze that they just aren’t themselves most of the time.
A new survey finds:
·While raising their kids, the average American parent loses close to 4,000 hours to what they describe as “brain fog.”
·That translates to about 219 hours for every year of parenting.
·Parenting is so distracting that moms and dads lose focus while doing about three tasks a day, which turns into a loss of 38 minutes each day.
·Parents are sometimes in such a daze that 40% say if it wasn’t for their kids activities they wouldn’t be able to keep track of what day of the week it was.
·The poll finds most parents feel most energized at around 11 am, but that only lasts about three hours and they start to crash at around 2 pm.
·Not surprising, many parents rely on caffeine and other drinks to help bring them out of their fog.
·Half turn to coffee, while one in three go for an energy drink.
·But even with those, 58% say they never fully feel energized.
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