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Melissa Milkie

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Sociology professor at the University of Toronto

Melissa Milkie on KCRW

Some good news for busy moms: It turns out that the sheer amount of time you spend with your kids doesn’t really matter.

How Much Time Good Parents Spend With Their Kids

Some good news for busy moms: It turns out that the sheer amount of time you spend with your kids doesn’t really matter.

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