A Rise in Stay-at-Home Mothers Reverses a Long Trend
This posting links to a new Pew Research Center report analyzing the recent rise in stay-at-home motherhood, and exploring characteristics of stay-at-home mothers, as well as time use and public opinion data on this topic.
After Decades of Decline, A Rise in Stay-at-Home Mothers
The share of mothers who do not work outside the home rose to 29% in 2012, up from a modern-era low of 23% in 1999, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.
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