Nightly News | March 14, 2013
>>> weentioned this right beforehe break. a b newurve on parenthood is out tonight. it's painting a picture of econom stss moms and ds who feel there is simplyotnoug time in the day to juggle all various responsibilities. our rert othis tight fm nbc's rehema ellis.
>> reporter: striking a bance tween work and famil i a wo in progrs for jul lastro.
>> i have actlly go and pickp my kids.
>> rorter: juggling her fullime job, the motheof two sometime wishes she couldpend more time at home with her young children.
>> how w school?
>> reporter: julie saysor her and her huand david, finaially it's just not doable in washington, d.
>> the cost of living evewhere seems to be gog up people's salaries are not necessarily cncidg with tt rise. so it's driving more peoplento the workforce.
>> reporr: theamilis pt of a growing trend. a newugh researc pol fou pid chaes in the last few years. 07, 21%f workingotrs wanted toork full time . w 's jumpe to 37%. researer s dn large part to the recession and finaial insecurity.
>> womenho wer the most likely to sathey wante to work full time were some of the most economicall vulnerle.
>> rorter: theurve found workple priories are differt for mennd women. n valued a hig payin job while flexibl schule ranked hier for women. but findinghat flexible hedu may be more ffult. as worke at one top corporion are lening.
>> here are a lot of gre peoplethe,reatideas.
>> repter: last month yahoo!'s ceo and n momma made helis.
>> in the a o blackberrys and laptops we suld be able to ha mor flexibily.
>> repter: lso striking from e sty,orng dads are findinghe workamily balan just a challenging as working moms. whe the mands o work and familyife often collide, the good news may be that morehan everhosetresses are shared. asraditional fily roles keep shifting. hema ellis, nbc news, new