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Moms have drastically better mental health when their partners take time off work

A woman's physical health benefits with another partner at home after childbirth, researchers found.
Winnie co-founders, Sara Mauskopf and Anne Halsall

Here’s the pitch deck that raised millions for 2 ex Googlers whose startup helps new millennial parents find childcare

Millennials are having kids and trying to balance work and parenting. This startup saw an opportunity to help by creating a way to find reliable childcare.
Here are 8 parent-founded startups that help moms re-enter the workforce.

8 startups helping moms get back to work after having kids

Most of these startups are mom-founded, and they're all helping mothers re-enter the workforce.
Americans are paying more than people from other countries for some key services.

6 things that cost more in the US than they do abroad

From internet access fees to drug prices, US consumers are often forced to pay higher prices than found internationally.
Snowplow parenting is the new helicopter parenting.

A new kind of nightmare ‘snowplow’ parent is calling their kids’ employers to talk about issues their children are having at work

Snowplow parents book their adult children haircuts, text their college kids to wake them up so they don't sleep through a test, and even call their kids' employers.
American parents are determined to make sure their kids are better off than them.

American parents might be agonizing over their kids’ piano lessons, soccer games, and SAT scores, but it’s hiding a deeper anxiety

American parents are worried about the demise of the American Dream, and they're doing everything they can to make sure their kids are successful.
More than 90% of parents were surprised by how much more money they spent after becoming a parent, according to a Merrill Lynch survey.

The cost of raising a child is at an all-time high, and it’s partly because parents feel pressure to buy kids what their friends have

Raising kids today will cost parents an average of $230,000, according to a new report by Merrill Lynch. These costs begin with childcare and only increase as children age — and it doesn't include the six-figure cost of college education.
Americans still need to pay for healthcare and college.

6 things other governments provide that Americans still have to pay for

The American government pays for a lot of things, but it doesn't cover everything other governments do. Americans still need to pay for things like healthcare, college, and daycare out of their own pockets. But just because other governments pay for these benefits doesn't mean they're free.

A London family is offering their future nanny $129,000 and access to a Maserati

Hundreds of childcare professionals have applied for an elite nanny position that seems too good to be true.