A conversation with Jennifer Senior on her book, “All Joy and No Fun” kicks off series
On Monday, May 5th (Check local listings), PBS NewsHour begins a week-long look at “Parenting Now”— examining the challenges, concerns and financial issues that modern parents face. The series starts with a report about parents trying to achieve the right balance at a time when traditional roles have changed.
Following the report, Judy Woodruff interviews Jennifer Senior, author of the book “All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood.” Woodruff speaks with Senior about how children change the lives of middle-class parents, the choices parents face and the idea of competitive parenting.
The NewsHour’s series continues throughout the week, on-air and online, with planned broadcast segments exploring different facets of modern parenthood (All air-dates are subject to change based on news developments – check local listings), including: