Parents Have Less Time for Children
JOHN YDSTIE, host:
Good morning. I'm John Ydstie.
Feeling guilty about not spending enough time with your kids? No worries! It's probably more than the average Brit spends with theirs. A new study says British parents are spending less time on child rearing - just 19 minutes a day. One reason: more working mothers. They sleep less, work more, and have less time for their kids. Fathers don't do any better, partly because they're watching more TV.
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