Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

December 3, 2013 12:08 AM

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Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

A comprehensive new look at how mothers fill their hours suggests it's time to revise the old saw "A man may work from sun to sun. But a woman's work is never done." The new saw should be, "24/7, there's something to see. Make your own bed, I'm watching TV."

Compared to mothers with kids between ages 5 and 18 at home in 1965, contemporary moms spend on average 11 fewer hours per week in physical activity -- including housework, meal preparation, child care, laundry and exercise. But those same women are logging seven more hours per week in sedentary ac...

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