Negative Effects Of Working Mothers

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1.0 Introduction 1.1 Background of the Issues This report is written to examine the effects of working mothers on their families as there is a number of working mother recently have cause either positive or negative effects on her husband and children. A few decades ago, mothers started to work outside and not stay at home just to raise up children and wait for their husband to come back home anymore. Working mothers refer to women who are mothers and who have a job outside the home for income in addition to raising their children at home (Encyclopedia of Children’s Health, n.d.). They prefer to work in order to balance the financial and the other basic needs of the family (Reddy, n.d.). Along with the time passed, the number of women go…show more content…
For example, Lisa Quast (2011) has stated that with the rising in cost of living, working has become a necessity for women in order to support their family as it is not enough if there is only the father is working. Children in this century have to learn a lot of skills and have a lot of tuition and all of these need money. This is why people support mothers to work outside as they can provide financial help. Although there has been proved that working mothers are good, however, there is still have some people who against on working mothers. This is because mothers will have lesser time spend with their family members (Reddy, n.d.). Children will have to stay with daycare and mother herself may also feel overburden to balance work and…show more content…
This is because both of the parents have gone out for work and there is no one at home to take care the child. The children themselves have to understand their responsibilities such as help their parents to do some household chores to help their parents to lighten the burden. Besides, they should be discipline and study hard as there is no one will urge them to study and do their homework. Thus, the children become smart and active. A research from United State and Denmark have proved that children of working mothers have better academic performance (“ The pros and cons of being a working mother”, 2013). The data showed that 135,000 of Danish children from birth until 15 years old and compared their grade point average in year 9 and can conclude that the working mothers positively affected children’s academic performance (“ The pros and cons of being a working mother”, 2013). For example, Miller in The New York Times claimed that a study of 50,000 adults in 24 developed nations, found that “daughters of maternal employment completed more years of education, were more likely to be hired and in supervisory roles, and made higher salaries,” (Sugar,
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