Parents are tired

The Pediatric Insider

© 2016 Roy Benaroch, MD

This just in, from the CDC: many adults wake up not feeling well-rested, especially those with children, and especially-especially those with young children. Here’s the graph:

I need a nap

See? Of adults surveyed, aged 18-64, about 35% said that they often wake up unrested. That increases to about 40% if they’ve got school-aged children, and 50% if they have children in the house less than 3. Women in every category feel less well-rested than men.

Glad that’s settled.

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2 Comments on “Parents are tired”

  1. No surprises these really. Since I had a child I am essentially a zombie.


  2. Lisa Says:

    Ha! Wonder how many tax dollars were spent on that study?


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