Women's Responsibility Of Rear The Children And Keep The House Tidy, Traditional Wifely Duties
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From the beginning of times it has always been the women’s responsibility to rear the children and keep the house tidy, traditional wifely duties. Why? Because kids come from inside of women? Pew Research Center, reports that men spend 4.8 hours a week (in 2011) more with their children than they did in 1965 and six more hours a week (in 2011) on household duties and chores. Women actually spend less time than they did in 1965, a reported fourteen hours less a week in 2011 (USA Today, 2013) .Men and women are learning to work together. Work/life balance is becoming a shared priority which in 1965 was not as women spent most the time in the home. I do find it very interesting that men and women with children both spend about 10 hours less doing leisure activities with kids (USA Today, 2013); I find it interesting only because the number is so much higher than originally thought which suggests that teamwork between husband and wife is beneficial to everyone making better relationships. The percentage of stay at home dads has increased by 3% in 1989 to 7% in 2012 (Pew Research Center, USA Today).
“Fathers are extremely conflicted today," says Christopher Brown of Cedar Park, Texas, who is executive vice president of the National Fatherhood Initiative, a nonprofit based in Germantown, Md. "Many years ago, the father was looked at primarily as a financial provider. Now he 's looked at in a much more holistic sense of what providing means. It 's not just financial —