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What causes stress for mothers?

Michele Borba
Psychology
Let's face it, "Mommying" has always been stressful, so it should be no surprise that 70 percent of U.S. moms admit mothering is "incredibly stressful." (A whopping 96 percent also feel that we are far more stressed than our own mothers.) A few factors seem to be triggering Mommy Angst, including financial insecurities, a more intensive parenting style where we do more-more-more, higher (and sometimes unrealistic) expectations for our kids' success, a lack of support, time famine, relationship demands, and concern that the world is more perilous for kid raising.
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