Parenting doesn't come with a manual, and a study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Enfamil found that parents 'wing it' for many months after having a baby.
Two in three admitted that they have no clue what they're doing most of the time.
Less sleep time, more bonding time
For parents to older kids now juggling new parental responsibilities during the pandemic, the study showed that moms and dads' sleeping patterns are taking a beating. On average, parents are getting just five hours of sleep a night.
On the plus side, parents say they've been able to bond with their children more than before due to having more free time.
Many took extra steps to fill in any learning gaps they noted by reading to their children and encouraging them to play with learning-based toys.
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