Montefiore in the News
How Self-Care and Compassion Can Lead to More Joyful Parenting
- June 9, 2022
Parenting is hard, and as they say, it doesn't come with a handbook.
Then you add the pandemic to all of that and it certainly made things even harder.
What You Need To Know
- Amanda Zayde is a psychologist at Montefiore Medical Center
- Signs you may be mentally struggling as a parent include irritability, bodily tension, and being overwhelmed by tasks
- Zayde recommendations include tackling tasks one-by-one, having self-compassion, and taking a five minute visualization break
Most parents never really got a break and some are really struggling to find joy in raising kids these days.
Dr. Amanda Zayde, a psychologist at Montefiore Medical Center, joined NY1 to talk about how parents can find more joy in parenting.