Universal Child Care Is Not What Most Parents Want—or What Children Need

Most families view one stay-at-home parent as the ideal arrangement for raising children, and most parenting-age Americans would prefer direct cash assistance over subsidized day care, according to a recent national survey. Moreover, decades of psychological research and my own personal 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist confirm that institutionalized child care is a less-than-ideal option…

Magnificence

I read a book once with the premise of a woman having her consciousness switched with that of a horse. The experiences that followed were both humorous and insightful. I remember being struck by the description of awe and wonder that the author included about the movement of the horse and how beautiful it was.…