Interestng article

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Interestng article
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Sun, 05-23-2010 - 10:18am

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 10:54am

I am not seeing where it says that parents were spending 12 minutes out of every hour on the phone.

The only mention I saw about phone usage was:

"In addition to housework, mothers spent 19 percent of their time talking with family members or on the phone, and 11 percent taking occasional breathers that the study classified as “leisure.”


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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 11:48am

i did

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 12:19pm
i took the study to mean more about the stresses two working parents bring.

 

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 12:28pm
right. because the
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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 12:37pm

right, it threw out the rise in dual working parents as just an extra, OT tidbit.

 

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 1:01pm

i didn't say that. i said that if the level of conflict was normal, it would have seemed normal--not horrifying--to the field researchers.


that said, i think the level of conflict in a home has to do with the upbringing. there is always some degree affected by each individual's nature, but an 8yo

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 1:02pm

< took the study to mean more about the stresses two working parents bring.

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 1:58pm

think stress, or reaction to it,

 

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 2:47pm

stress means

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Tue, 05-25-2010 - 3:25pm

having had time to read the link again, ok, i get that losing it was evidence of the stress.

 

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