Hiring a neighbor teen to watch your kids this summer? Budget an additional 10% for federal and state taxes -- and that goes for in-home care the rest of the year, too.
According to the 2013 Mother's Day Index, the value of a mom's labor is down from 2012 levels.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has come down hard on the company's work-at-home policy. She risks losing some good employees.
A cesarean section was just the start of expenses she hadn't expected or had underestimated before the baby arrived.
Want to start a family? It'll cost you more than ever, according to a new government report.
Outside the controversy is a more practical question: What does it actually cost to practice attachment parenting?
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