Eighty percent of young mothers (age 18 to 29) prefer to stay home with their children rather than go to work. In fact, parents of children under 5 consistently express a strong sense of responsibility for their children and a desire to make sure their children absorb the values they believe in.
Parents raise children best
Kids get more attention at home
One parent should stay home
Childcare is the last option
Source: Public Agenda survey cited in American Demographics, November 2000.