Self-reporting is a statistically valid way to gather quantitative data. It’s used all of the time. And even taking yard and car work into the equation, multiple studies show that married women do way, way more work around the house then men do. If you’re stupid and reckless enough to kill yourself working in your yard, that’s on you.

The average mom started at 6:23 a.m. and ended the day at 8:31 p.m., with only 1.7 hours of free time in between.

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