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Quality Versus Quantity of Mothering

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Maddie Cholnoky

on 22 April 2014

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Transcript of Quality Versus Quantity of Mothering

Quality Time
“Professional women use more intensive time-consuming child rearing techniques than less educated women” (Crittenden 20).
Importance of Infancy
Quality vs Quantity
Quality Versus Quantity of Mothering

By: Maddie Cholnoky and Rebecca Firpi
Mothers are more concerned about the quality of the kids they are raising as opposed to earlier generations, who deemed the quantity of children more important.
Anything wrong here?
Works Cited

Crittenden, Ann. The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued. New York: Metropolitan, 2001. Print.
‪‪"Good Enough Mothering." Quality Time. N.p., 30 July 2013. Web. 09 Sept. 2013. <http://goodenoughmothering.com/2012/07/quality-time/>.
Spinrad, Tracy, and Cynthia Stifter. "Mothering." Mothering. The Pennsylvania State University, n.d. Web. 09 Sept. 2013. <https://www.hhdev.psu.edu/ebp/mothering.htm>.
The time of infancy is said to be the most important year in regards to the quality of the relationship between mother and child (Spinrad)‬.
There is a difference between a mother spending time with her children and a mother investing in her children’s interests (Good Enough Mothering).
Investing Time
Was your mother a stay-at-home mom or was she employed?
When you were younger, who spent more time with you: mother, other guardian, or both mother and other guardian equally?
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