I would like to see a comparison to the percentage of households that have a parent that stays home over time. What used to be commonplace in this country has become a very difficult thing to do. My wife works part time and we make approximately 80K. We are very frugal (no subscription TV & diligent couponing) and we have trouble saving any money. A lot of the people who we know that are not as economically savy are in debt for sure. For some reason I think that the decline in one parent staying home would look very similar to the hourly wage line in those graphs.
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