And The Effects On Their Children
A Mother's Role in Society.
For many centuries, mothers were thought of as the caretaker of the house. They would stay home and care for children and clean and cook. The men of the household would then go out and work to provide for the family. This often left women alone with the kids for much of the day.
However, times are changing and more and more mothers are starting to work at proper businesses. Thus having some fathers work at home. This increase of extra workers have many different effects both economical and in the household.
Working Moms and Their Children's Education
Working Mothers can positively affect the career and success of their children. According to a study conducted over 50 years, children with working mothers were employed 69% of the time, and 29% were supervisors. WHile children who did not have working moms in their life were only employed 66% of the time, with 18% being in management positions.
Working Moms and Their Children's Social Behavior
For most children below the age of 12, a mother's presence at home seems to have little to no effect on the child's social behavior. During the teenage years, however, children are less likely to try drugs become delinquent or sexually active.
Working Moms and Economic Benefits.
As seen by the above picture, the number of mothers earning as much or more as their partner has increased dramatically over the last 50 years. Not only that, but more mothers over the age of 30 seem to be making more. Which is good for children and the economy.