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The Majority of Working Mothers Would Rather Stay Home Instead. Wonder Why!

The majority of American women with kids under age 18 would rather stay home as a full-time parent than work a job outside the home, according to a Gallup poll of more than 323,500 Americans. A new report on women and work in the U.S. says that 54 percent of mothers who currently have full- or part-time employment would prefer to have a “homemaker role” instead. Of mothers who don’t currently work outside the home, 57 percent like their current arrangement, while 37 percent would rather find external employment.
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