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America's parents want paid family leave and affordable child care. Why can't they get it?

Discussion in 'Parenting' started by 98cwitr, Dec 3, 2019 at 1:43 PM.

  1. 98cwitr

    98cwitr Lord forgive me Staff Member Red Team - Moderator Supporter

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    Daycare, paid maternity leave: Why US is still bad for working parents

    My wife is a stay at home mom. With daycare north of $1200/mo, and her on a teacher's salary, it made no sense to pay such an amount to have someone else raise our children. Maybe the traditional way of things is the best way of doing this?
     
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  2. Occams Barber

    Occams Barber Newbie Supporter

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    I think the US has some catching up to do.

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  3. yeshuaslavejeff

    yeshuaslavejeff simple truth, martyr, disciple of Yahshua

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    If by 'traditional' you mean the once more common GODLY ways, then yes.
    The modern ways for about a century now seem clearly like they were designed to destroy families and Godly values.
     
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2019 at 10:16 PM
  4. christine40

    christine40 Well-Known Member

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    believe woman can have it all but not at same time

    worked for pay for no. of years first & then became a sahm
    would not want to do both at same time

    however, some have no choice such as single parents
     
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2019 at 5:24 AM
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