While Valentine’s Day is widely celebrated as a time for peak romance – and even marriage proposals – marriage isn’t the only way to achieve happiness and contentment for many Americans.
A n Australian family on the average wage is typically out of pocket by close to $6,000 a year for childcare, analysis from the Mitchell Institute shows. This is more than the average cost of sending a child to a private primary school.
At age 30, with two kids and no college degree, my mother found a teaching job and enrolled in night school. She would go on to earn her both her master’s and a doctorate and become a renowned scholar of women in the American West.
President Trump called for paid family leave in the State of the Union on Tuesday, the first Republican president to do so. But the bill he supported does not offer what has generally been considered paid family leave.
The holidays can be a particularly stressful time, especially for parents. I, for one, am happy they’re over. It’s exhausting planning meals, buying boatloads of gifts, and managing the expectations of little (and large) humans, among so many other things.
Best gift. It is good to have a house help, but do not make her the main manager of your home. Many of us have indirectly trained the maid and left our children untrained and undisciplined.