Today just 16% of at-home mothers say their ideal situation would be to work full-time outside the home, down from the 24% who felt that way in 1997. Nearly half (48%) of all at-home moms now say that not working at all outside the home is the ideal situation for them, up from the 39% who felt that way in 1997 Read More

Russell Heimlich  is a former web developer at Pew Research Center.