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Two Income Household

This Is What My Generation Of Parents Looks Like

Andrew Cotto | Posted 09.05.2013 | Parents
Andrew Cotto

Every parent I see is exhausted. In most cases, both parents have demanding, full-time jobs, while the one with the less demanding job often also gets the role of primary caregiver, though both parents are heavily involved. Some of us have help; most of us don't. Either way, we're worn out.

Trying to 'Have It All' With a Nanny

Erika Soto Lamb | Posted 12.26.2012 | Parents
Erika Soto Lamb

It's enough to be a working mother -- constantly inundated by the discussion of whether or not we can "have it all" -- and then to hear this awful tale that plants a seed of fear about how maybe you can't even trust the one person who, for those of us trying to do it, helps us keep it together.

The Three Faces of Work-Family Conflict

Joan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Williams

Median income of middle class Americans has fallen 13% since 1979 -- these families are overlooked government policies and academic studies.

Men Hit Hard When Jobs Disappear

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Gender roles have been reinforced since the days when fathers provided or families starved. They won't go away quietly.