“The French have national paid maternity leave, subsidized nannies, excellent state day care and free universal preschool, and yet they blame the government for not helping parents enough. We Americans have none of the above, yet we blame ourselves.” – A Cure for Hyper-Parenting

“the economists Matthias Doepke and Fabrizio Zilibotti say intensive parenting springs from rising inequality, because parents know there‚Äôs a bigger payoff for people with lots of education and skills.” – A Cure for Hyper-Parenting