Thrive Global: how can working parents stay sane during a pandemic?

August 17, 2020 Kim Fahey

If you are a working parent and are feeling like you’ve let your family down over the past few months as you juggle the responsibilities of work, teaching and childcare, you are not alone.

As the pandemic has forced millions of people to work from home and watch over their children, it is hard to manage so many priorities at the same time.

To help cope with the stress during these challenging times, Kimberly Fahey, senior vice president, Global Client Delivery at Randstad Sourceright suggests that working parents “take it easy on ourselves and [accept] that we are doing the best we can.”

“Remaining grateful, mindful, and present, as well as setting aside time to recharge and focus on yourself, is key to being the best parent possible while still maintaining focus on your career,” writes Fahey.

Read the full article in Thrive Global for more self-care ideas to help you navigate through this complex and often hectic new normal. You can also visit Randstad Sourceright’s Talent Continuity & COVID-19 Insights Stream for more insights on working effectively during the pandemic.

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Kim Fahey

A recognized leader in developing trusted and dynamic relationships across a global enterprise. Successful in custom designing talent solutions to help organizations achieve business goals through a smart people strategy.

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