This excerpt is so right on, that I had to past it in it’s entirety. Thanks for posting Leslie!
“The costs that women experience related to childbearing are greater the higher their level of education in terms of potentially lost income, promotions and opportunities for career advancement,” Koropeckyj-Cox said. “For men, however, fatherhood generally brings enhanced status and emotional benefits, with few if any costs in the labor market.”
I feel wonderful just reading this, really. I have been saying this for years – and it always seems to fall on deaf ears. Well, folks here is the proof! I know, it’s one study – we have a long way to go, but by Golly, this makes my day! WOW. Great way to start the day.