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He's rolling with the punches, but between his job and this mess, we are really not 100% running the household.

Not to put adult problems onto kids, but it's OK to ask your kids for a little extra help. They can cook dinner occasionally (even just grilled cheese sandwiches are helpful, or a few simple meals, or the occasional breakfast for dinner). If they do a few loads of laundry for you, that's one less thing for you to worry about. I bet your kids know your stress level is at 11 (on a scale of 1 to 10). If you can come up with a few things for them to do to help you, it will make your life easier and it will help them feel better because they'll be helping you and then your stress level can come down. (even if it's just to a 9.5 it'll still be an improvement)
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