Parents' Time with Kids More Rewarding Than Paid Work -- and More Exhausting.

Page Count
14
Year Published
2013
Author (Individual)
Wang, Wendy.
Resource Type
Report
Resource Format
HTML
PDF
There's no tougher job than being a parent, or so the saying goes. This sentiment seems to be confirmed by a new Pew Research Center analysis of government time use data. Parents find caring for their children to be much more exhausting than the work they do for pay. At the same time, parents find much more meaning in the time they spend with their children than in the time they spend at work. (Author abstract)

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