The Parent Crunch

My new post is up over at LesbianFamilyDOTorg:

Last week my mother-in-law suggested that maybe two-mom families are more equitable because our culture’s expectations for moms is that they’ll be involved in the day-to-day details of their children’s lives, and so both parents are more willing to roll up their sleeves with their kids when it comes to all the little time-consuming and energy-intensive things kids need.

I don’t want to over-generalize or put too much stock in the stereotype, but I wonder if she’s onto something...


One Response to The Parent Crunch

  1. Johnny says:

    But, what does that say about 2-dad families? Child neglect? A convenient, but slippery slope.

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