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Working as Equals: 21st Century Co-Parenting Takes Effort

Modern co-parenting can be tough. With a less stable economy, more families see both parents working outside the home. With rigid gender roles eroding, mothers and fathers sometimes struggle to determine which roles are appropriate. With modern technology giving youth unprecedented access to life beyond home and school, parents can struggle to strike a workable […]

Stay Home Dads: Benefits for the Whole Family

  Women have typically been expected to be responsible for childcare and the household chores. The ratio of wife-to-husband childcare responsibilities in the US is approximately five-to-one. Couples who have agreed to equal childcare and housework sometimes hit stumbling blocks. Societal norms, schedule flexibility, and media projections may affect equality. All things being equal is […]