A recent study published in the Journal “Pediatrics” finds babies who are permitted to cry a bit while they are trying to go to sleep will not suffer any long term damage. But one local expert says in some cultures this practice would be considered taboo or unnecessary.
The definition of a family has changed from generation to generation.
In this second part of the series, we examine some of the reasons that committed couples raising children choose not to get married.
In part three, we examine unwed parenting and the potential impact on the children involved.
Experts say for couples who have children out of wedlock, there can be benefits — and maybe some unanticipated challenges.