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Are Dads pulling their weight in the home?

Among married couples living together with kids, if anything, it’s Dads who do more work in tot...

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16.51 17 Jun 2019


Are Dads pulling their weight in the home?


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16.51 17 Jun 2019


Among married couples living together with kids, if anything, it’s Dads who do more work in total adding up paid work, housework, child care, and even shopping.  The fact that Mams and Dads do different blends of home work and paid work is not necessarily a problem, and to insist otherwise is to devalue parents’ own preferences.

Well, that’s according to a recent article, but is there any truth in it, Evelyn Mahon, Sociologist at Trinity College Dublin joined Ivan to give her thoughts.


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