LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – It’s now officially summer and that means a shift in schedule, which can add a lot of summertime stress for parents.

Power Woman Claire Brown stopped by KARK 4 News at 4 to discuss how better to get through the dog days of summer.

Claire talks about how parents can experience stress even when summer is such a carefree time, how to eliminate the summer stress and how “flex time” can be used as a solution.

She also talks about how to anticipate summer needs and plan accordingly.

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