Sitting down and actually planning out whether you can afford to have a child should be a priority for every family. As much as we all work to pull ourselves up by our bootstraps, it also helps to be born into a family that is financially, and emotionally, prepared to handle parenting.
Loeb's full interview airs on "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" on Saturday, May 23, at 10 p.m. ET on OWN. Loeb, 47, married her
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We saw, and are now realizing, some of the benefits described here for sure, but we also recognized the risks we created in the process -- and planned accordingly. My advice to all older parents -- do the same.
Sometimes I think my experience is unique and other times I realize it's not. There are many moments that make you scratch your head, like when interesting artifacts show up on your mantel, unexplained pictures show up on your camera, or a homemade pie shows up when you haven't even made it to the kitchen yet.
It's a finding that researchers say African-American women want to consider especially, since they experience disproportionately
Are parents who have large families because they believe it is a divine commandment or because they take pride in their family heritage any less capable of creating "life-enhancing relationships" with their children than, say, educated professionals who wait until there are financially stable?
Cameron Diaz, one of the many castmembers in What To Expect When You're Expecting, is 39 years old, unmarried, and childless