Moms Still Spend Most Free Time on Parenting Activities


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According to a new study, in dual-career couples, mothers still carry the additional parenting burden during a child's first year even though results showed that both mothers and fathers were highly involved with their children.

The study's data came from the New Parents Project, a study at Ohio State that followed couples from the third trimester of pregnancy through the first nine months of parenthood.


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