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Children of working mothers happy

Posted by jtsmyth8 on November 29, 2007

Working mums can breathe easy – a new study has found that hours at the office won’t will not affect the emotional well-being of their children. Despite parental fears, most children think their mums – working or not – often spend enough time with them, according to a study released yesterday by the Singapore Children’s Society.

‘Perhaps children don’t expect their mums to spend all their time with them,’ said senior researcher Mrs Shum-Cheung Hoi Shan.

‘It’s the quality of the time spent that matters.’ The study on the well-being of primary school children here painted a rosy picture. Researches interviewed about 1,800 parents and children and found (story)

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