Household Stress

By Elizabeth Lexau, Bayfield County Family Living Educator.

Stress is a natural part of everyday life and can be helpful and motivating. However, how much stress is too much? How can managing our stress improve our parenting and family relationships?

Download the ”Household Stress” Fact Sheet

Read the fact sheet:


  1. Harvard University Center on the Developing Child. (n.d.). Toxic Stress. Retrieved 5/29 from
  2. Middlebrooks, J.S. & Audage, N.C. (2008). The Effects of Childhood Stress Across the Lifespan. Retrieved 5/29 from
  3. Healthy Minds Program, Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison