Invisible labor for moms, praise for dads being good parents

Invisible labor is all too real for moms. More often than not, women are charged with keeping their families afloat. And as one 2019 study points out, it’s often at the expense of their own happiness.

The Instagram page FertileGirl recently shared words from Neha Ruch, where she discusses how people react when she does something with her children as opposed to when her husband does.

As you probably guessed, her partner, gets a whole lot of praise; she gets a whole lot of nothing.

“I’ve been thinking a lot about the invisible load of mothers—the doctor appointment scheduling, the gift buying, the sleep training, the class registration, the packing bags for mornings out,” she lists.

While mothers are expected to be the all-knowing figure in their child’s life,

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