Betty on the News: More Moms Going Back to Work
As the recession rages on, many stay-at-home mothers have no choice but to return to work.
-Margeaux Baulch Klein
For many women whose families have suffered set-backs because of the recession, being a stay-at-home mother is no longer option. Instead, they are having to make up the loss in income by rejoining the workforce.
With men accounting for more than 70 percent of U.S. job losses during the recession, as much as 40 percent of women have now become their families’ primary earner.
“If you had told me five years ago I would be doing what I’m doing now, I might have said no way,” admitted Liz Morgan, a full-time mom, looking for a job now that her husband’s small-business has slumped. (Fox News)