According to the new study, seventy-five percent of American parents witnessed a key moment in their child’s life while isolating themselves.
The survey of 2,000 Americans – about 1,200 of whom were parents – asked respondents for their time on the spot because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the benefits of being surrounded by family.
From developmental milestones to simple heart to heart, three quarters of the parents surveyed experienced a key moment that they might otherwise have missed with their children while in a locked state.
Respondents were asked to share the key moments they experienced and one interviewee claimed that their child was able to meet an aunt for the first time, while another was able to successfully train their little one.
Another respondent shared how their son confided that they were bullied at school, while someone else shared that they were able to see their son swear in the National Guard via live streaming.
Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Juice Plus +, the survey found that 66 percent of respondents said that the pandemic brought them closer to their family than ever before. Not surprisingly, 77% of respondents also agreed that they enjoyed spending more time with family members. The survey also found that respondents learned a lot about their families even on the spot.
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Almost half of the respondents admitted that they did not really know what the work was done by others before starting to work from home during self-isolation. Seventy-nine percent of the parents surveyed said they also learned more about their children’s hobbies and passions during this time. While another 77 parents’ parents said that their children have become more open to learning new things at home and trying new activities.
In fact, 31 percent of respondents said they had taught a family member a new skill while they were in quarantine. Seven out of 10 respondents also shared their most time indoors. It was a wake-up call to focus on their families’ unhealthy habits. 41% of respondents said they added more priority to family meals during the isolation period.
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“During these unprecedented times, it has been a pleasure to see families approaching more than ever and enjoying the additional time they met while they were at home,” said Dr. Mitra Ray, Ph.D., biochemical researcher and health ambassador with Juice Plus +. “In turn, this has led to an increase in family meals, which have been shown to form better eating habits and a healthier lifestyle for the years to come.”
Another 29 percent of respondents shared that they had learned to cook a new family recipe. Seventy-one percent of respondents shared all of this was possible because it was easier for them to join a new and improved program for themselves and their families while they fled to the scene. For respondents who worked from home during this period, 41% said they had fun with a more flexible schedule. An additional 38 percent of these respondents shared another advantage of working remotely is that they were able to enjoy more quality time with their family.
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Regardless of whether respondents work from home, 68% shared that they used the blockade to improve their family’s communication skills.
“As more and more people get used to working from home, they find silver coatings in its flexible advantages, such as creating closer relationships with their families,” said Sean Hopkins, Chief Revenue Officer of Juice Plus +.
“We value and support the impact of year-round distance working patterns that allow more people to stay at home – offering the opportunity to work according to their plans and give higher priority to loved ones, their happiness and to their general well-being “.
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MAIN PRIORITIES ADDED TO AMERICAN ROUTINES IN SELF-INSULATION
I ate more meals with family or with my family members – 41%
I spent more time with my family / family – 37%
Started a new training routine – 36%
I learned something new about someone I live with – 33%
Did the most online shopping – 32%
Taught a family member a new skill – 31%
Tune in more to the news – 31%
I learned to cook a new family recipe – 29%
Started a new hobby – 26%
Focused more on my / my family’s nutrition – 25%
Virtually connected with my colleagues – 25%
Focused more on sleep – 20%
THE MAIN BENEFITS OF REMOTE WORK DURING COVID-19
Enjoying a more flexible program – 41%
Being able to enjoy more quality time with your family – 38%
Be more productive – 33%
Not having to travel – 29%
Not having to dress – 29%
Being able to work comfortably from home – 27%
Saving money – 27%
Being able to improve your communication skills – 21%
Feeling more motivated to work – 18%
Having less distraction than the office – 17%