Motherhood ‘better in 70s & 80s’. Especially the clothes.

New research shows that women yearn for the golden age that their mothers enjoyed in the 70s and 80s, due to increased pressure to juggle work and family life.

Yet, I’m just yearning for the clothes.

Tonight I love for your mom's dress.

The survey of 1,000 mothers found that more than a third said they had less time to themselves than their mothers did – just three hours a week or 26 minutes a day.

It is little wonder our mums had such great hair.

Jack Tripper's Dream Girl
A mess without my little china girl.
Daydream believer
Good Day Sunshine

Kate Fox, of the Social Issues Research Centre, which conducted the survey for Procter & Gamble, said:

With increasing pressure on mothers to work a “double shift” – to be the perfect mother as well as a wage-earner – support networks are more important than ever.


It’s hard to argue with Kate and her study.

And it’s hard to argue with that hot mum style.

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What outfit of your mum’s do you wish you could wear now?