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No, My Kids Don't Make Me Happy

Matt Walsh | Posted 02.05.2014 | Parents
Matt Walsh

I love them to death. I am a proud father. I am honored that God gave them to me. I am overjoyed. I am in awe. I am in love. I am happy. But my kids do not MAKE me happy.

Happier Parents: Are You Willing To Be One?

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

whenever I see research that shows that parents are, on average, less happy than their childless counterparts, my heart sinks. If we aren't happy, our children aren't likely to be happy, either.

Are You a Miserable Parent?

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Research shows that parents are, on average, less happy than their childless counterparts. But this "I hate my life" thing is more problematic than the slight dip in parental life satisfaction.