Single mothers do less housework than married ones

Karen Hardy
May 19 2019 - 12:00am

I was lolling about at home the other day, kicking back on the couch with a good book (Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens), when I noticed the cobwebs. Up high in the corner of my high, high, living room ceiling. And then I noticed the ones outside on the windows, noticed the fallen camellia blossoms on the paving outside, noticed the dust gathering, somewhat ironically, on the robotic vacuum cleaner that sits stagnant, noticed the kitchen bench was a little encrusted with something ... and when was the last time I emptied the dishwasher?

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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