“You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.”
Our consumer-driven culture and the importance that we place on careers and workplace success are harming ourselves and our families. We are increasingly relying upon institutions like our schools to raise our children. Kids, especially young ones, benefit from parental time. But the more we work to support car and house payments and all those toys and activities, the less time we have to be with them. And the more we neglect our personal health and our relationships.
Parenting responsibilities, especially in more affluent communities (where many aspire to live), ...