Sweden’s working mums stressed out

Posted By on May 24, 2011

Another related piece from Mercatornet:

Swedish researcher and family man Jonas Himmelstrand talks in this video about how he began to examine the myth that Sweden is a family-friendly society. A subject of special interest for him was the Scandinavian country’s sick leave stats, which were the highest in Europe. Why? Because, basically, women workers were stressed out from going against the grain, leaving their little children in daycare to go to work and missing out on the intimate relationship that is natural between a mother and her young child.

See the video and the rest of the post at THIS LINK.

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Mrs. Chancey is the mother of 12 children, all of whom keep the household bubbling with life, learning, and levity. Jennie co-founded LAF in 2002 with Lydia Sherman and has been delighted to hear from women all over the world who enjoy their femininity and love to cultivate womanly virtues.


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