Good News for the Children of Working Mothers

Good News for the Children of Working Mothers!

Working Mothers

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A study on 50,000 adults in 25 countries showed the daughters of working mothers did better in school, completed more years of education, exhibited less bad behavior, depression and anxiety, they were more likely to be employed and as a result, they were more likely to have supervisory roles and to earn more money.

For boys, there was not much change in school and later life. However, while growing up the boys of working mothers did more housework and childcare. As adults, they were more likely to marry working women.

About three out of four American mothers work.


exhibit  / ɪɡˈzɪbət, ɪɡˈzɪbɪt / verb

 [ transitive ] formal to clearly show a particular quality, emotion, or ability SYN display

exhibit signs/symptoms/behaviour etc

a patient who is exhibiting classic symptoms of mental illness

supervisor / ˈsuːpəvaɪzə $ -pərvaɪzər / noun [ countable ]

someone who supervises a person or activity