Parents now spend twice as much time with their children as 50 years ago, The Economist

30 November, 2017
Categories: News

Parents these days spend a lot more time with their offspring, or at least middle-class parents do. One analysis of 11 rich countries estimates that the average mother spent 54 minutes a day caring for children in 1965 but 104 minutes in 2012. Men do less than women, but far more than men in the past: their child-caring time has jumped from 16 minutes a day to 59.  Full article

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