By simply not addressing career concerns and only focusing on personal or relational issues related to motherhood, mental health counselors may send an unintended message that clients' paid work outside the home
is unimportant as compared to their mothering role.
On the other hand, if both spouses work outside the home
, it is probably fairer if they divide up household responsibilities fairly equally so that neither husband nor wife is "helping." Maybe we could just call this "sharing responsibility."
I don't have to be "super mom." There's a lot of pressure on moms to bear the brunt of housework and child rearing, even as they work outside the home
. The support of my husband has led me to accept my own limitations.
The fix to the problem is simple in theory: in couples where both husband and wife work outside the home
, they must share the domestic chores or at least responsibility for them.
The remarks should be taken seriously because we solo mothers take our parenting and our work outside the home
very seriously,' she said in a separate text to reporters.
In 2012, US-based Pew research reported that the number of fathers who do not work outside the home
rose to 2 million, with 16 per cent of households in the US having the father as the primary at-home parent.
More than half of women, 56%, who have a child younger than 18 would ideally like to stay home and care for their house and family, while 58% of those without young children would rather work outside the home
. Having young children makes little difference in men's preferences, with close to three-quarters preferring to work regardless of their parenting status.
QUESTION: If you work outside the home
, in the last year, have you taken time off from work in order to help provide for a parent, or not?
"For example, many more women now work outside the home
. Naturally, these changes can affect the experience of stress."
The study using a national survey of almost 3,000 households also found women's increased work outside the home
was not compensated by either a decrease in domestic time spent on childcare or an increase in childrearing by fathers.
Low rates of breastfeeding may be attributed in part to a lack of knowledge about the importance of the practice and to the reality that poor women in urban settings who work outside the home
are often unable to breastfeed, report said.
immigrants was 81.1 percent in 2009, a fact that may be important because the culture and norms surrounding the issue of women's work outside the home
in a woman's home country influence whether she will be employed in the United States.