Comfort Food
Comfort Food
Apr 9, 2020
69. The Mental Load of Staying Home
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Managing home school schedules, balancing work from home with a total lack of childcare, grocery store stress — parents are navigating a million new mental load challenges right now, and moms, not surprisingly, are carrying the bigger burden. This week we're talking about the schedules we've come up with to (sort of) keep work and school on track in our own families, how we're preserving an equal division of domestic responsibilities with our spouses, and why Virginia is deleting the gym teacher's emails and you can too. 

Send your COVID food and mental load-related questions and struggles to or find us on social: @v_solesmith and @yummytoddlerfood. And visit our show notes at for all the links discussed in this episode. 


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