Division of Labor

NPR's David Molpus reports on working couples who try to divide childcare and household chores as fairly as possible. Studies indicate that the trend is growing but remains the exception rather than the rule. One way that two-income couples strive to split the duties more equitably is to have differing work schedules, so that one partner can stay home with the child or children, while the other is working.

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