You know, being both the mom and dad to my kids. I stared at her a moment too long, creating an uncomfortable silence between us. A flash of panic flickered through my mind: was I supposed to be both the mom and dad? Often from single moms who were working themselves to the bone with little or no help from anyone else. But, before that, I witnessed it firsthand as a child.
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By Ann Douglas February 10, Some parents enjoy parenting more than others, or derive greater meaning from it, or both. The following is going to make for somewhat annoying reading, particularly if you happen to be a non-dad. With one acceptable good mother model—committed, ever-available, deeply involved—mothers may more consistently derive meaning from parenting than fathers, but they may also experience more stress. Feeling discouraged by the state of the world when it comes to parental gender equality? There are at least a couple of other noteworthy factors at play. Like the fact that mothers have less leisure time than fathers do—roughly half an hour less per day on average.
It is easily in the all time top 5. As moms, we worry. We worry about everything. And knowing there is supposed to be a dad around when their isn't, is certainly going to freak us out!
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