But, every rose has a thorn and so two- wage earning families are not without their risks. Children are neglected most of the times as both mother and father have full time or part time jobs. Kids can become stubborn and psychological disorders are becoming common in kids due to negligence. (Ferber, M. A., OFarrell, B., Allen, L. R., & National Research Council (U.S.)|1991).
2.) Do you agree with the results of this research and how much has it changed over the years? If you are married how you and your spouse divvy up household work do and are you satisfied with your arrangements? If one spouse earns more than the other, should that spouse be exempted from some of the household chores?
In the past, work and family were considered two different things and were viewed separately by researchers but today work is considered an essential part of our life, not only securing us in monetary forms but other insurance and medical benefits. I am not married so I have no idea about the arrangements which can be made. But yes, if one spouse works part time and other works 9-5 or even longer, the division of work load will be different. The person who earns more and works longer hours should be exempted from some of the household chores as the other one can take upon some of his or her work. Mothers usually tend to work for lesser hours because of her kids as compared to father. (Ferber, M. A., OFarrell, B., Allen, L. R., & National Research Council (U.S.)|1991).
3.) For those using day care, what do you think should happen when difficulties arise with child care or the child is sick, which parent should stay home with the child or leave work to take care of a problem with their child at the day care center?
This is a universal truth that mothers are more close to their children naturally as they give birth to their children than fathers, so in my opinion mothers should be the one staying at