Did you know that a couple bringing in about $60,000 per year will spend $8 -10,000 on a baby the first year and early years thereafter? Those making six figures are looking at $24,000. Due to economic straits it’s no wonder that Millennials are pushing back baby making, not to mention home and car buying, according to The Atlantic‘s Jordan Weissman. Weissman, who provided the above stats, chatted with Patt Morrison this morning on KPCC about this very real issue, and how it only hampers economic revival – - diaper and pregnancy test companies have recorded taking hits! Are you prolonging car buying, home buying and baby making, too?
Read on about the story here: http://www.scpr.org/programs/patt-morrison/2012/08/30/28187/millennial-babies-generation-y-recession-american/
For Sadie Hawkins Day, a gender-bending holiday, KPCC shines a light on women getting down on bended knee for a change. Females doing the “asking” for a hand in marriage, however, is still “one of the most resistant things” in the face of ever-changing gender expectations and associations, according to history and family studies professor and author Stephanie Coontz.
Get the full story here: http://18.104.22.168/programs/airtalk/2012/02/29/22718/sadie-hawkins-day