A new study finds most parents think caring for their child is a more exhausting job than the one they get paid for.
The report is based on data collected during the 2010 American Time Use survey.
Parents rated 12% of childcare activities as "very tiring," compared to 5% of work-related activities.
However, a majority of parents said childcare experiences were more meaningful than work activities.
The study also found mothers spent 31 hours a week doing unpaid childcare activities and housework -- compared to 17 hours for fathers.
However, mothers and fathers spent roughly the same amount of time playing with their children.
Which do you think is more taxing on a person, parenting or a day at the office?
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