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Mothers at Work by Deborah Carr In Deborah Carr’s article, Mothers at Work , she discusses and relates trends of working mothers. Carr emphasizes that American mothers who deviate from society’s ideal family situation are “damned if they do and damned if the don’t” (Carr). According to a 2002 Gallup Poll, the ideal family situation consists of one parent staying at home with the children, working from home or only part-time. Carr also address that in Mary Eberstadt’s Home-Alone America: The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes most married mothers of middle-class status who choose to work rather than choose ‘full-time parenting’ are blamed for a wide variety of problems her child may face – attention deficit disorder, consumerism, and obesity. Unfortunately, most single mothers cannot simply ‘choose’ not to work in favor of full-time parenting. Sing mothers living in poverty may face consequences if they choose not to work as a result of the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity
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