“Does having kids ruin your life? Ask a parent whose kid just did something adorable and you’ll get one answer; ask a parent up at four in the morning trying to sooth a baby that’s been screaming for hours and you’ll probably get another.
“Now scientists have weighed in, and their take on the question is more or less this: both of those answers are kind of exactly right.
“In a study published this week… researchers tried to provide the definitive take on the issue of how parenthood affects life satisfaction, a subject that has produced conflicting results in other studies.
“Some say it’s the key to happiness while others say it’s pretty much the road to emotional ruin.” – TheGlobeAndMail.com