Number of stay-at-home mothers hits record low and is falling by 500 a day, raising fears that the government is forcing families to "outsource…

Number of stay-at-home mothers hits record low and is falling by 500 a day, raising fears that the Government is forcing families to 'outsource childcare' Number of stay-at-home mums has fallen by 850,000 in the past 20 yearsBetween December 2011 and now, the number dropped by 500 per day , when the number in work hit an all-time high of nearly 30million. The British Chambers of Commerce said unemployment was likely to rise to 2.6million by next year

Mother"s Day 2013: Children spend twice as much on gifts on mum than they do for Father"s Day

Sorry, Dad, I'm spoiling Mum! Children spend twice as much on gifts on Mother's Day than they do for Father's Day By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:18 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:29 GMT, 6 March 2013 Perhaps it’s only fair, given all the things our mums do for us, but it turns out that we spend twice as much on Mother’s Day as on Father’s Day. Children pay an average of 27.37 on cards and gifts for their mums, according to research. But they are far less generous with their fathers, typically spending just 14.45.