Assess the concrete and personal pros and cons of choosing whether or not a parent should leave the workforce to be a full-time parent.
- One of the most hotly debated subjects in modern parenting…is whether or not one should stay home with the kids.…There are those who say that even having the debate…smacks of privilege, since many families and single parents…can't afford to opt out of a paycheck.…Others say that it's an absolute necessity…to have a full time parent on hand, for the children's sake.…For the rest of us, there's a messy middle ground…where figuring out the right path…feels like threading a needle.…If you're not sure what's right for you and your family,…let's examine some important points.…
Point number one, having a parent who can run lead…on childcare and family care responsibilities.…Pro, it's a relief to have a dedicated resource…to make sure these things are covered.…When both parents have traditional jobs,…tasks like grocery shopping, meal prep, transportation,…and school activities can feel impossible to squeeze in.…But on the con side, having each parent specialized…in the realm of home or work,…can create a sense of separation between partners.…
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