Modern Parenthood: Roles of Moms and Dads Converge as They Balance Work and Family

Modern Parenthood: Roles of Moms and Dads Converge as They Balance Work and Family. Pew Resarch Demographic & Social Trends. Kim Parker & Wendy Wang. March 14, 2013.

The way mothers and fathers spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century. Dads are doing more housework and child care; moms more paid work outside the home. Neither has overtaken the other in their “traditional” realms, but their roles are converging, according to the analysis of long-term data on time use. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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