Whether parents are less happy or not comes down to mindset.
Ask any parent and they’ll say they love their kids, but does becoming a parent actually make us happier? It’s a question you feel guilty for even thinking about. We all could agree that children don’t make your life easier, so why do we keep having kids? Even the research is conflicting, with some saying it provides purpose.
Studio 5 Parenting Contributor Heather Johnson shares insight on a study done recently that concluded that if you want to be happy, be childless. The research was wrapped up in an article published in The Atlantic that got some raw reaction in parenting circles. Heather walks us through it, and shares how to reconcile the findings with your own beliefs.