Working Moms Hate Multitasking More Than Working Dads Do, Study Says

working mothers hate multitasking
working mothers hate multitasking

Employed mothers and fathers have almost identical workloads, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Women spend a few hours less in the office, but a few more hours cooking, cleaning and caring for the kids. But if their burdens are roughly equal to their husbands', why do women report feeling so much more stressed and conflicted?

It could be because women hate multitasking, while doing two things at once hardly fazes men at all.