No love like a motherboard’s love: is AI the answer to moms’ mental overload?

Men share chores, but women typically do most of the organising, planning and scheduling for their families. Robot helpers can’t come soon enough

16 May 2023 - 21:37 By Sarah Green Carmichael

Earlier this year, I made a dumb financial decision. I bought a car that was beyond our budget. We had just been through an eight-week stretch of demanding work schedules, kitchen renovations and cheque-account fraud. Our daughter’s day-care centre closed three times, for a Covid outbreak, a bout of norovirus and a water leak. Not exactly tragedies, but when our old car died, my fried brain had no bandwidth for comparison shopping. I walked into a dealership and said I’d look at whatever they had on the lot. I left with a car — and a car loan...

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