Working Moms Need To No On Chore Strike

May 24, 2015

“It’s a common refrain among working mothers that somehow, despite slogging away at full-time jobs alongside their husbands, they come home to a heftier load of childcare and housework, known as the “second shift.”

A new study from Ohio State University gives them some welcome ammunition. The study of time diaries for 182 highly-educated working American couples found that, nine months after the birth of their first child, men did roughly 10 hours a week of onerous child-related tasks (for instance, diaper changing and bathing) compared to 15 hours for women.”

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