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Serena Williams

Do you always put your family first?

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Is it hard to give your professional and personal life equal footing? Which group of parents are struggling the most? See 3 key insights from Serena’s survey.

Do people find it tough to balance work and family?

1 in 3 working parents say their job makes it harder for them to do things for their family. Both men and women reported feeling equally challenged by trying to juggle work and caring for their family.

1 in 3 working parents say their job makes it harder for them to do things for their family
Bar chart of working parents

Working moms face the toughest choices

Women are 4 times more likely than men to be primary caregivers. Plus working moms are more likely to have sacrificed their career for their family and feel more guilty about leaving their kids behind to go to work.

Millennials find it most difficult to be working parents

A majority of millennial parents feel guilty about leaving their kids to head to work. In general, younger parents find it difficult to balance work and family life, more so than parents in older generations.

Bar chart of younger vs. older parents

Methodology: Respondents for this SurveyMonkey online poll were selected from the more than 2 million people who take surveys on the SurveyMonkey platform each day. Data was weighted for age, race, gender, and education to reflect the demographic composition of adults living in the United States. See more information on the methodology.

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