This might not come as a shock to many of you but parents only get half an hour 'me time' each day, according to a new study.
The research revealed that moms and dads have just 32 minutes to themselves every day and many have to hide from their kids to get a breather.
A study into the daily lives of 2,000 parents found that the typical parent has just over 30 minutes to themselves once work and parenting duties are completed.
And the average parent polled admitted they resort to hiding from their kids four times a week to get some space.
That’s because 32% of parents don’t actually stop “working” until at least 8pm when all their family duties have been factored in.
Parents only get half an hour 'me time' each day
The new survey, conducted by US meal delivery service Munchery, found that free time is practically non-existent for full-time working parents because they spend 18 hours on average directly taking care of their kids every week.
Another 24% of parents spend more than 30 hours a week directly taking care of their kids in addition to other responsibilities.
Also added to the mix are six car journeys per week taking children to school and other extra-curricular activities, while parents make weekly five trips to the grocery store, and have to deal with their kids acting out and misbehaving an average of five times per week as well.
These hectic schedules negatively affect parents' diets to the extent that they skip 227 proper meals every year.
Being a mom is the equivalent of 2.5 full-time jobs
Previous research found that being a mom is the equivalent of 2.5 full-time jobs, with working moms clocking an average of 98 hours per week, and that's about the same as working 2.5 full-time jobs.
The study of 2,000 American moms with kids between 5 and 12 years old found that the average mother "clocks in" at 6.23 am and "clocks out" at 8.31 pm for an average work day of 14 hours.