PAR­ENTS FEEL STRESSED

OUT SIX TIMES A DAY

The Gulf Today - Panorama - - HAVE YOU HEARD? -

A study of 2,000 mums and dads found the daily wor­ries which put par­ents on edge also in­cluded bath time, GET­TING Home­work IN­ISHED and keep­ing screen time to a min­i­mum.

Get­ting home from work in time to wish them good­night, know­ing the right foods to feed chil­dren and suc­cess­fully get­ting out of the door on time also fea­tured on the list.

It also emerged the av­er­age par­ent found them­selves feel­ing stressed six times a day and be­lieved the age of ive Is when CHIL­DREN peak AND be­come their most de­mand­ing. The re­search was con­ducted by Bpme, a new app which al­lows cus­tomers to pay for their fuel with­out leav­ing their car, help­ing re­duce the stresses and strains of time­pressed par­ents.

Daniel Slater, dig­i­tal ex­e­cu­tion man­ager for BP said: “With chil­dren in tow, the sim­plest of tasks can seem mon­u­men­tal at times — even THE sim­ple JOB of illing up the car with fuel takes twice as long when you have to ne­go­ti­ate car seats and straps to get the en­tire fam­ily out of the ve­hi­cle to pay.”

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