This past week as I was getting my usual daily allowance of news (online) and doing a little light research for work I ran across this article on parenting in the “Healthland” section of Time Magazine. From reading its title – “Does Having Kids Make Parents Delusional?” – I (mistakenly) thought it was an article based on solid science of finding work and life balance in parenting. But boy-oh-boy – was I ever wrong.
The “Healthland” section of Time features the subheading description, “A Healthy Balance of the Mind, Body, and Spirit.” Yet at one point the the writer, a senior columnist at Time magazine, compares the futility of raising children to “the same reason you keep spending money to fix up an old car when it just doesn’t work — or keep investing in the same company when it’s failing. Humans throw good money after bad all the time.” Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2011/03/04/why-having-kids-is-foolish/#ixzz1G1P1Aj6c