Women spend an hour more on housework every day, new data shows.
There are so many benefits to making kids do work.
While enjoying a wholesome meal together is surely a worthy goal, family meal campaigners don't always acknowledge the work that goes into this achievement: the time demands, parenting challenges and financial burdens required to put good food on the table. These pressures exist daily, but for many of us-particularly women-- they come to a head during holidays.
Household safety is especially important when it comes to seniors, who unfortunately experience many of their injuries within the home. Factors like declining vision, hearing loss and worsening bone density make injuries from minor trips and falls more likely.
You might be surprised to learn that you don't just need to go to the gym or bundle up for a power walk to stay fit. Your daily chores can help burn calories and can add up to a personal fitness routine as well. There is a reason they call it housework. You can burn some serious calories during a marathon cleaning session.
Different-sex parents, apparently, have a few things to learn about how to run a household from same-sex parents. New evidence concludes that because same-sex couples allocate household chores based on each individual parent's suitability for the job, rather than on gender stereotypes, children from those homes are growing up in happier and more harmonious family environments.
It may sound counterintuitive, but the more girls see their fathers helping out around the house with chores, the higher
We didn't like them when we were kids and we don't like them now; after all, they don't call them chores for nothing. Unfortunately
We already get that it's in everyone's benefit for us to pitch in at home. You're less stressed and we get more sex. Everybody wins. But you need to give us points for trying.