In the United States, Parents’ Day is held on the fourth Sunday of every July (July 26 this year). The day of recognition was established in 1994 when President Bill Clinton signed a Congressional Resolution into law for “recognizing, uplifting, and supporting the role of parents in the rearing of children.” The bill was introduced by Republican Senator Trent Lott.
Percentage of time children spend doing housework.
Percentage of time fathers spend doing housework.
Percentage of time mothers spend doing housework.
Percentage of time fathers spend with their children.
Percentage of time mothers spend with their children.
Percentage of time mothers give up to leisure.
Percentage of time fathers give up to leisure.
Percentage of their time that husbands and wives are alone together in the house.
Percentage of single-parent families with a mother as head of household.
The number of American children in single-parent families in 2013 (36 percent of U.S. children).
Source: Kids Count Data Center; University of California-Los Angeles study of 32 California families