More moms stay home to raise kids
Initially, Elise Valsquier of Stanwood thought she would stay home for a year when her daughter was born.
One year stretched out to three years. Then five years.
“Now it’s 5 1/2, not knowing when the end is going to happen,” she said.
Nationally, she has plenty of company. The number of children reared by full-time, stay-at-home moms in the United States has jumped 13 percent in a little less than a decade. Read more…