A new paper (pdf) estimates that having a baby puts time pressure and
financial stress on new moms, which is not that shocking, but it
continues until their children leave home. (The study did not measure if
the stress lessens when the children start school.) It’s no wonder
parents are feeling so worn thin. Despite the fact that more moms in the
US today work, they somehow manage to also spend more time with their
children than previous generations.

Some unsolicited parenting advice from an economist: give yourself a break


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