TITLE

Child Proof

AUTHOR(S)
Marsh, Katherine
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
New Republic;3/13/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 9, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the large number of media reports saying the parenthood leads to unhappiness and financial ruin. Among the doomsayers: a "Washington Post" article reporting that parents experience depression more than the child-less, a "New Yorker" story about the isolation and financial burden of parenthood, sociologist Robin Simon's assertion that parenthood does not bring instant fulfillment, and a article by Peter Applebome on how childhood has become too competitive.
ACCESSION #
19981149

 

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