Let’s face facts: raising children costs money, and lots of it. Parenthood has economic consequences, and they extend far beyond the family home. If women decide having children is too perilous an undertaking, and fewer children are born, our nation will suffer. Public policy, or how the laws of the land hinder or help parents and families fulfill their function, impact us in very direct and personal ways. This recent Washington Post column is sure to get you thinking about how personal politics can be.
‘Til next time,
Your (Wo)Man in Washington