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Pandemic places extra burden on women

During COVID, women's work is never done

Ashley Murray checks in on her daughter, Layla, 6, as she wraps up her remote learning for the day while her middle child, Delilah, 4, plays in the basement of their Lynn home.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

During COVID, women's work is never done

Ashley Murray of Lynn lifts her son, Milo, 2

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

During COVID, women's work is never done

In an effort to keep her children occupied during the pandemic, Ashley Murray purchased a bouncy-house. Delilah, 4, and Milo, 2, play in the bouncy house as Layla, 6, wraps up her remote learning for the day.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

During COVID, women's work is never done

Ashley Murray sets her two youngest children, Milo, left, and Delilah, up to color as their older sibling, Layla, wraps up her remote learning for the day.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

During COVID, women's work is never done

Two-year-old Milo helps his mom, Ashley, by carrying his diapers to the bedroom of their Lynn home.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

During COVID, women's work is never done

Ashley Murray helps her daughter, Delilah, 4, with her work as she sits at the dining room table.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

During COVID, women's work is never done

Ashley Murray of Lynn attempts to convice her two-year-old, Milo, to take a nap as he plays on his bed.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)

During COVID, women's work is never done

Ashley Murray of Lynn closes the curtains in her son, Milo's room, as she gets ready to put him down for a nap.

(Photo by Spenser Hasak)
LYNN — Ashley Murray planned on being a stay-at-home mom when her oldest daughter, Layla, was born. What she hadn’t planned on was COVID-19. “When I was home before, I could take the kids to do things and be with friends and have outside time,” Murray said. “They don’t prepare you for this. There’s nothing…

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