STRESSED OUT? Try Tackling Stress as a Couple and a Family

Rhona Berens

Raising kids can throw a wrench, sometimes a crowbar, into our individual and relationship fulfillment. As a mother of two, and a coach who helps parents stay sane and stay together, I see this happen even under the best of circumstances.

It’s no wonder, then, that the American Psychological Association (APA) reported in 2010 that parents live with stress levels that “exceed their definition of healthy” and a third of parents describe their daily stress as “extreme.”