parenting http://wlrn.org en All Joy And No Fun: The Paradox Of Modern Parenthood http://wlrn.org/post/all-joy-and-no-fun-paradox-modern-parenthood <p></p><p>05/06/14 - Tuesday's&nbsp;<a href="https://www.pinterest.com/topicalcurrents/"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a>features a conversation with <strong><a href="http://nymag.com/">New York Magazine</a></strong> contributing editor and award-winning journalist,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.jennifersenior.com/"><strong>Jennifer Senior</strong></a>.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Based on scientific research and studies, she says that parents are more unhappy than their childless peers – although she adds that the high price of raising children comes with high rewards.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senior - the mother of a six year old has written- <a href="http://www.amazon.com/All-Joy-No-Fun-Parenthood/dp/0062072226"><em><strong>ALL JOY AND NO FUN: THE PARADOX OF MODERN PARENTHOOD</strong></em></a>.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Join us for </span><a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/114274769759019310838/114274769759019310838/posts"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> . . . Tuesday at 1pm.</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 31840 at http://wlrn.org All Joy And No Fun: The Paradox Of Modern Parenthood A Key To America’s Prosperity: Parents http://wlrn.org/post/key-america-s-prosperity-parents <p></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 20778 at http://wlrn.org A Key To America’s Prosperity: Parents There's Another Option When 'Miss' Becomes 'Ma'am,' At Least For Moms http://wlrn.org/post/theres-another-option-when-miss-becomes-maam-least-moms <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Somewhere around the age of 30, I went from "miss" to "ma'am" in stores and restaurants. Maybe it was the wrinkles, the suits or the sensible purchasing decisions I was making, but I hated it. It was a massive leap from youth into some downward slope of old age.</span></p><p>It didn’t help that the first time I heard the dreaded “ma’am” I was standing in an Abercrombie &amp; Fitch looking confused, staring through the dim light at an item of clothing, trying to make out if it was a shirt or a skirt.</p><p>“Can I help you, ma’am?”</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Amesbury Batisto 8570 at http://wlrn.org