‘Sundays more stressful than weekdays for Indian moms’

On an average, moms across India said they are spending between two to three hours on Sundays helping their children with homework. When it comes to travelling, 30 per cent moms said they go out for weekend getaways once a year or less than that.

Nearly 50 per cent moms across India say Sundays are more stressful than weekdays due to household chores and preparations for the coming week, resulting in less of “me time”, according to a survey. While more than 33 per cent of moms said they wake up at the same time on Sundays as they do on weekdays (between 6 to 7 am), 43 per cent moms across the country said they do not get to wake up late on Sundays.

About 40 per cent moms said their day gets over at the same time on weekdays as well as Sundays (between 11 pm to 12 am), while only 4 per cent of moms all over India said they go out for lunch/ dinner with their husband or friends on Sundays, according to a press release.

On an average, moms across India said they are spending between two to three hours on Sundays helping their children with homework. When it comes to travelling, 30 per cent moms said they go out for weekend getaways once a year or less than that, while only 3 per cent of moms said they go out for weekend getaways with their friends at least once in six months.

‘Parenting is exhausting, demanding and relentless, make time for self-care’

Conducted online by Voltas Beko in association with Momspresso, The Sunday Paradox Survey assessed SEC A and B moms in the age group of 25 to 55 years. The nationwide survey targeted working mothers as well as homemakers, across Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi NCR, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.

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