Child Proof

Marsh, Katherine
March 2006
New Republic;3/13/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 9, p42
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.


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