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  • Don't tug on super-mom's cape

    Don't tug on super-mom's cape

    By Jessica Sinn
    Jessica Sinn
    Published: March 31, 2010

    Dads are changing diapers, cooking dinner and shopping for groceries more than ever these days as more women enter the work force. Although this may seem like a blessing for many overextended moms, helpful dads can hurt a woman’s self-esteem, new research has found.

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      Trone—Unmass the Message® » Blog Archive » Is your brand helping or hurting mom’s burden? said on July 19, 2010 at 9:18 a.m.
      [...] the domestic domain lead to less satisfaction and joy in moms’ life, and more stress.  In fact, a UT Austin study found that in households where fathers help out equally or more with domestic duties, moms feel an [...]
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      Debi Prather said on April 8, 2010 at 8:05 a.m.
      I think that any honest woman with an 8 month old baby who is working full time is going to question her "competence" to meet the demands of parenting because this is an incredibly challenging time of life. Is this low self esteem or just admitting the reality of the situation? I question the entire tone of this article as it seems to reinforce the old stereotypes. "Entering the workforce?" -- women have been a part of the fulltime workforce for MANY years now, and in fact I think there are probably more stay at home moms in the US today than there were 10-20 years ago. The very tone of the article serves to perpetuate the idea that dads (Mr. Mom, puh-leez) are HELPING whereas moms are just doing their jobs.