Tim White

Dads Who Do Household Chores – Have Ambitious Daughers
Dads Who Do Household Chores – Have Ambitious Daughers

Hey, dad: Do you want your daughter to grow up to be an ambitious, affluent and independent-minded career woman? Then do that load of laundry, stat! A new study shows a strong correlation between dads who share in the burden of household chores and daughters who go on to mount successful careers in a variety of fields.

“This suggests girls grow up with broader career goals in households where domestic duties are shared more equitably by parents,” says study author Alyssa Croft, a PhD Candidate in the University of British Columbia’s Department of Psychology. “How fathers treat their domestic duties appears to play a unique gatekeeper role.”

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