Chapter 21 Tips for Parents
In This Chapter
- The family in flux
- Good parenting means sacrifice
- How fathers can pick up some slack
- Planning for family events
No institution in our society has undergone such rapid transformation in the past two to three decades as has the family. In the early 1900s, four out of five households included children. Today, only one in three households have children. Amazingly, half of all households are comprised of families that have no children under age 18, all of which means that fewer adults today are involved in parenting than any time in this century.
Concurrently, more than 50 percent of all children will spend some ...