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A provocative and intimate exploration of contemporary parenthood through “a gutsy younger 3rd wave feminist” – the hot York occasions

If parenting is making americans unsatisfied, if it’s very unlikely to “have it all,” if humans don’t have the commercial, social, or political constructions had to help parenting, then why do it? And why are fearful new mom and dad flocking to each Tiger mom and Bébé-raiser for recommendation on the right way to increase kids?

In Why Have Kids?, Valenti explores those arguable questions via on-the-ground reporting, startling new study, and her personal specific studies as a mother. She strikes past the black and white “mommy wars” over usual parenting, self-discipline, and work-life stability to discover a extra nuanced truth: one packed with ambivalence, pleasure, guilt, and exhaustion. A needs to learn for fogeys in addition to these contemplating beginning a kinfolk, Why Have Kids? is an explosive addition to the dialog approximately glossy parenthood.

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