Five-year-old Andy Villatoro plays with a toy he received with a Happy Meal at a San Francisco McDonald's last year. David Paul Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 47 percent of moms were in the labor force in 1975. By 2008, that number rose to 71 percent. James Tutor/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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