Quotation by Kenneth Keniston

In the past the intrinsic pleasures of parenthood for most American families were increased by the extrinsic economic return that children brought. Today, parents have children despite their economic cost. This is a major, indeed a revolutionary, change.
Kenneth Keniston (20th century), U.S. professor, human development. All Our Children, ch. 1, The Carnegie Council on Children (1977).
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