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    • Simon
    • 14.08.11 | 13:24 (IDT)

    I agree with everythign that you wrote above, apart from when you said that stay at home parents should be given a salary from the public purse. The correct and most reponsible way to allocate money would be to give the working parent significant tax credits instead. This would avoid the situation that has arisen in many countries (for example, the UK in particular), where it is seen as a career move to get pregnant and have children.

    from the article: The parent trap: Israeli moms desperate not to be housewives
    First published 02:04 14.08.11 | Last updated 02:04 14.08.11
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