On average, men do 16 hours a week of unpaid work (chores, childcare), while women do 26 – with mothers on maternity leave doing the most. So why is it that we bow down to domesticated men, rather than recognising what all these women are doing behind the scenes?
“Our market days are more like mini festivals with music, visual art, kids activities and street performances popping up each month.” Claire Carroll helps run The Frome Independent market in Somerset. She talks market day, motherhood and working every weekend…
Childcare.co.uk – the UK’s largest online community of parents and childcare providers – explain the different options: childminder, nanny, nursery, au pair and babysitter, including the average cost and what other people are opting for
“The hardest unpaid job you’ll ever do” says Kerry Surman – mother to Tye, seven, and Tré, nine months