Older Mothers

A growing socioeconomic divide between parents

Shannon Buckley | 23 June 2012

A New York Times blogger raises interesting questions this week about the effect on us all of the growing socioeconomic divide between parents.  That is, more and more educated, well off woman will just be becoming mothers as their less well off, less educated peers are becoming grandmothers.

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