Tuesday 6 December 2016

Key findings

Published 22/04/2011 | 08:00

• 75pc of participants feel their mother’s generation were afforded more time to bring up their children

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• 40pc feel they have less than an hour per day to themselves

• 62pc agree that labour-saving devices free up their time when at home

• Almost 75pc sometimes feel isolated or unsupported as a mother

• 18pc think that living closer to their mother is the single most important thing that would improve their quality of life

• 80pc singled out their partners as their greatest source of support in bringing up their children

• 56pc said that as husbands now take a greater role in maintaining the home, they are allowed significantly more quality time with their children than would have been possible for their mother’s generation.

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