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When Child Care Costs More Than Rent, Women Stay at Home

| October 21, 2015
When Child Care Costs More Than Rent, Women Stay at Home

The percentage of mothers who stay at home with their children has been on the rise since 1993, and it’s not because formerly career-driven women have suddenly woken up to the joys of full-time baby bonding. In nearly 81 percent of U.S. towns, the average price of two-kid child care costs more than rent, which can make working a full-time job seem like a poor economic decision….

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