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Today’s Mums Run Out of Time to Learn Domestic Chores

by Nancy Needhima on  March 19, 2012 at 10:50 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
An alarming count of mothers lack household skills like baking, knitting and sewing and sadly are dying out since they are too busy to learn them, reveals a new study.
Today’s Mums Run Out of Time to Learn Domestic Chores
Today’s Mums Run Out of Time to Learn Domestic Chores
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Millions of mothers struggle with making pastry, jam or stitching on a button, according to a survey for oven firm Neff, which interviewed 1,000 mothers aged under 35 and 1,000 over 45, the Daily Express reported.

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The survey revealed that nine out of 10 younger mothers do not know how to starch a shirt, while more than half struggle to sew name tags.

Less than a third could make pastry, less than half could sew, and less than one quarter knew how to knit.

On the other hand, more than a third of mothers over 45 could sew a fancy dress costume while 43 per cent knew how to make jam.

Source: ANI
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