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Moms Spend 1,150 More Hours Per Year Parenting Than Dads

Moms Spend 1,150 More Hours Per Year Parenting Than Dads

Does it seem like you’re clocking more time each day on parenting tasks than your child’s father is? If so, you’re far from alone.

A study by VTech found that moms spend an average of almost 7.5 hours each day on parenting tasks, while dads average only 4.3 hours per day. Over the course of a year, that means moms are parenting a whopping 1,150 hours more than dads! In personal terms, it translates into very little time for moms to decompress; the study found that "more than 20% [of moms] report that they have less than fifteen minutes" a day to themselves.

Read the whole story here.  

Are you satisfied with how parenting time is split between you and your child’s father?

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