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What Stay-at-Home Moms Need: Dad To Do the Dishes

Judith Warner writes on the reality of being a stay-at-home mother.

The economy is pushing more women than ever to stay home—and, sadly, having a husband doesn’t ease the burden.

Stay-at-home mothers — those allegedly latte-drinking ladies who spend their days playing tennis and getting their nails done; who are never late for school pickup because they’re already in the building dropping off teacher appreciation treats or reorganizing recycled toilet paper tubes — have long been the women we’ve all loved to hate.

But now we might just have to reconsider.

The above excerpt was originally published in Time. Click here to view the full article.

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Judith Warner

Senior Fellow