Tag: Kids

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The price of a baby

Why are international adoptions by American families falling? The State Department reports that the number of foreign children adopted by Americans fell 13 percent last year to 11,059.  That’s fewer than half the foreign kids adopted in 2004, the peak … Continue reading

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Friday, December 3rd, 2010

The Price of Children

We would all like to believe that we have children to satisfy motivations of a higher moral order. Perhaps it’s the urge to love somebody unconditionally, or even the deep genetic imperative to reproduce. But research suggests that more mundane … Continue reading

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