Raising Young Kids in America Has Become Hell, and the Government Should Finally Acknowledge That

The federal government is pretty good at handling the unique problems of seniors. Why don’t we do the same for parents and kids?

Five months pregnant, Diana Apresa and her husband Michael Romo were in a difficult spot, forced to make a decision that would reduce their annual income by more than a third. Diana needed to quit working for the small handyman business they owned in Phoenix, Arizona to lessen her physical stress. “Being a pregnant woman fixing stuff and moving ladders is not ideal,” she said. 

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