Shared Parenting: Why Modern Families Are Choosing Equality

  | MAY 21, 2012

Neither full-time domestic servants nor harried breadwinners, Billy and Tanya are a new breed of modern couples: one for which parenting and household tasks are shared equitably, if not equally, while both partners contribute to the household income and spend ample time with their children. It sounds almost too good to be true, but Marc and Amy Vachon of Watertown, Mass., co-authors of Equally Shared Parenting: Rewriting the Rules for a Generation of Parents, hope to prove that shared parenting is a viable lifestyle option for today’s families.

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