Mother with 1 or more children under age 5 average 17 hours a week on child care. Fathers 5 hours per week. Mothers with 1 or more children age 5 or over average 6 hours a week on child care. Fathers 2 hours per week. (Weiss, Daniel Evan. Great Divide: How Females and Males Really Differ. NY: Poseidon Press, 1991, p 28)