The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus

motherhoodvsfatherhoodIn today's society, women are the primary or sole breadwinner in 40% of households and 71% of women are working moms. Yet, working mothers are still more likely to be undervalued and perceived as easily distracted. The New York Times' article by Clair Cain Miller, "The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus" focuses on the deeply ingrained and outdated notions of parenthood in the United States, while exploring effective policies to shrink the gap and change how working mothers are viewed. Read more here