Mom’s Working Harder
WORKING MOMS WORKING HARDER _ The economic downturn has put added pressures on working mothers, according to CareerBuilder’s annual Mother’s Day survey. In the survey,
12 percent of working moms said their spouse or significant other became unemployed in the last 12 months, and 67 percent said that has caused additional stress at home. Also, 36 percent said they are now the sole provider for their household, while 9 percent said they have taken a second job in the last 12 months.
… In another finding, 18 percent of working moms spend two hours or less each day with their children, and 29 percent said they have missed two or more significant events in their child’s life because of work in the past year.