Most common problems faced by working mothers
Today, the working women feel the respect from the society, but what you think is it good if she is working after becoming mother.
There are certain problems, which are common and generally faced by almost all the working mothers.
Difficulty related to Income: For working mothers, it is very difficult to manage child, in that case child care or babysitting cost can take much of mother`s salary. It is very difficult to manage the family, in single salary. The second salary helps the family to stand financially.
Stress load, which is quite much more on working mothers: The stress load is really very much on working mothers, recently a survey reported that, 60 percent of women take out their stress on their family members. Around 50 percent of the women want to work as the full time mother & around 20 percent like to work from home. Just 3-4 percent says that they want to work as the full-time employee if they will get the choice. Around 80 percent of the mothers said, they would quit their jobs if they could.
House work is still women`s work: The statics says that, married women with children are worse cases. Today, working mother is still performing most of the household work. Working mothers work more hours than working fathers & the important thing that the working mothers who work part time have the longest working hours of all. In these cases, most divorces are initiated by women.
Sick Children: If the mother is working, surely, the chances are more, that the children are getting sick and need a care during regular business hours. In most of the cases if both parents are working, the responsibilities of care for sick child falls on mother. Around 10 percent of the women are feeling guilty to make the childcare arrangements, when their child is sick.
Working mother needed more flexible working hours, workplace facilities, parental leave, support & understanding from employers.