Record Number Of Breadwinner Moms

women college graduates in caps and gowns
women college graduates in caps and gowns

For a while now, people have been predicting the end of men's dominance in the workplace, as men started to lag behind women in earning bachelor's degrees. Consider this a new data point in the debate: A new survey from Pew Social Trends, released Wednesday, found that 40 percent of households with children include mothers who are the sole or primary breadwinner, up from 11 percent in 1960. And in two-parent households with children, 83 percent of the mothers are just as -- or more -- educated than the fathers.