I can’t count the number of times mom patients have complained about “PTA culture” and specifically the expectation that they as mothers should always be the ones volunteering. This excellent piece from On Parenting discusses this problem and how it is particularly challenging for working mothers. It also offers potential solutions. I’m all for any initiatives that bring more dads into the classroom (and therefore reduce the burden on moms!)
Why are moms always expected to be the volunteers?
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- Working moms cannot have it all July 25, 2017