Here’s some news you probably already know: most moms are working moms. Nearly 70 percent of women with children under age 18 are employed. But not all of them are getting the support or fair treatment they deserve. And it all boils down to location.
Last week, WalletHub released a comprehensive breakdown of the best and worst states for working moms, creating their rankings based on 13 key metrics. The most heavily-weighted metric? Child care. It’s prioritized in all of the top states for working moms.
In this analysis, ‘child care’ encompasses several criteria that contribute to baby’s well-being: day care center quality, child care cost, pediatricians per capita and school system quality. The states who excel? New York gets top billing for best day care systems, while Washington takes second. North Dakota, Oklahoma and Texas are tied for third. But this accolade doesn’t come cheap; New…
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