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Most Americans Believe Single Motherhood Is Bad for Society, Survey Finds

Single mom? You're being judged. Credit: Corbis
If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.
Although there is a growing a...
If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.

All in the Step Family: 4 in 10 Americans Have Step Relatives

Stepkids, stepdads, stepmoms ... All are welcome in the blended family mix, a new survey shows. Credit: Getty In a real-life take on the show "Modern Family," four in 10 Americans are including all sorts of step relatives -- sibs, kids...People say family ties are the most important priority in their lives.

What Millennials Want: Homes, Kids and Lots of Cash, Study Shows

Your adult kid won't get off the couch? Meet the Millenials. Credit: Getty Millennials -- you know, those 18 to 29-year-olds slacking on your couch (because they can't get jobs) -- have been criticized for their apathy and failure to...They may not be able to find jobs, but Millenials can't wait to be parents.

Grandchildren are Wonderful, but They Won't Go Away!

The great thing about grandkids is supposed to be that you can love them to pieces, but you don't have have to live with them. But a lot of grandparents who thought they were done with day-to-day child rearing are smiling weakly these days, as t...The great thing about grandkids is supposed to be that you can love them to pieces, but you don't have have to live with them. But a lot of grandparents who thought they were done with day-to-day child rearing are smiling weakly these days, as they realize the little, uh, darlings are not going away.

Teens Just Not That Into Twitter, Study Says

Kids! They're always texting, tweeting and doing who-knows-what with all their little gizmos and gadgets. Actually, not so much. Take Twitter. A new report from the Pew Research Center reveals only 8 percent of online teens are into Twitter. ...

Working moms bad for America

Sarah Palin's nomination to the Republican Presidential ticket has brought the debate about working moms back into the media -- and into kitchens and offices across the country. Palin is both being lauded as a role model for balancing her career and ...

Fathers better parents than mothers, says Pew Research Center

As a father who writes for a parenting website with a number of very dedicated and capable mothers, I'm in no position to take sides on any "Moms vs. Dads" debates. But after reading this new poll by the Pew Research Center, I have to admit, it's ver...

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