Fact Tank May 8, Among fathers in two-parent households, there is a significant racial gap in terms of how focused they say they are on their job compared with their spouse or partner. Inmoms spent about 25 hours a week on paid work, compared with nine hours in At the same time, they spent 14 hours a week on child care, up from 10 hours a week in The share of mothers staying home with their children rose from tobut the rise stopped inamid economic uncertainty that foreshadowed the official start of the Great Recession in
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In households where both parents work full time, mothers and fathers tend to share some responsibilities more equally. Helping people get approved for the home of their dreams is one of the biggest goals of the mortgage-loan officer. White parents are more likely than those who are non-white to say it is difficult for them to balance work and family. Tour Contributor If HGTV is your must-watch channel, then a work-from-home job as a tour contributor could be a perfect match for you. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. Additional Tables Appendix B: Throughout this report, mentions of Pew Research survey respondents in two-parent households refer to couples who are married or cohabiting and have at least one child under 18 together.