Some news about mothers in the United States on this Mother’s Day weekend.
The Pew Research Center has some results of a survey they did about American mothers and motherhood. Here are the seven things they found:
Women are more likely now to become mothers than they were a decade ago.
Moms are spending more time in the labor force than in the past, but also more time on child care.
About one-in-four moms in the U.S are raising their children on their own.
Foreign-born moms account for a rising share of U.S. births.
About half of those surveyed say moms do a better job than dads caring for a new baby.
Most babies now are born to Millennial moms.
Most in the Pew survey say that women face a lot of pressure to be involved mothers.
There are also some things about mothers that you don’t need a survey to know. We learn it and know it from life.
Being a mother is a 24/7 365 days a year, forever job.
Moms make sure their kids do their homework.
Moms instruct their kids on how they should behave.
Moms also are the ones their kids go to for comfort
And moms will defend their kids from those who are mean to them.
And most of all, a mother’s love is without end.
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