The article assigned this week, The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting, describes hands-on intensive parenting. Explain this phenomenon. What are positive and negative outcomes for kids and parents? Include three examples from the article in your answer (as well as personal insight as appropriate).
Social science research also suggests intenstive parenting is a symptom of increasing income and wealth inequality in countries like the U.S. Explain what this means. Since the gap is currently widening further, what might parenting look like in another 40 years?
Length: two paragraphs, 200 words
Article: The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting
Raising children has become significantly more time-consuming and expensive, amid a sense that opportunity has grown more elusive. By Claire Clain Miller