Today's Moms: Tougher Challenges, Less Success

Today's Moms: Tougher Challenges, Less Success

As America prepares to celebrate Mother's Day, a national survey by the Pew Research Center found that 70 percent of the American public believes it is more difficult to be a mother today than it was twenty or thirty years ago. Today's Moms: Tougher Challenges, Less Success also found that most Americans believe today's parents are not measuring up to the standard set by their parents, while parents and non-parents alike agreed that the biggest challenge in raising children today is dealing with social influences coming from outside the family.