Although the overwhelming majority of fathers say working full time is best, nearly half also said that if they could swing it financially, they’d rather stay home with the kids than work, the Pew Research report said. An equal number of mothers have long answered the question the same way.
“That, to me, is shocking,” Parker said. “We don’t have trend data on that because no one’s ever asked dads the question before.”
Parenting: A Chart. Chart definitely not to scale.