US Mothers Have It the Worst When It Comes to Work-Life Balance, Research Says


U.S. Mothers Have It the Worst When It Comes to Work-Life Balance, Research Says
by Rasha Ali, USA TODAY

Moms want to do it all, but even when they do it comes at a detriment to their mental health.

New research by sociologist Caitlyn Collins revealed that U.S. mothers have it the worst out of Western industrialized nations when it comes to work-life balance because they lack cultural support.

In her new book, “Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving,” Collins told Psychology Today that working mothers want to be both dedicated to their family and their careers but end up struggling with feelings of “guilt and work-family conflict.”…more

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