“In more than two dozen interviews with young women in Phoenix and Denver, some said they felt they could not afford a baby. They cited the costs of child care and housing, and sometimes student debt. Many also said they wanted to get their careers set first and expressed satisfaction that they were exerting control over their fertility — and their lives — in a way their mothers had not.” NYT: Why American Women Everywhere Are Delaying Motherhood. (I’ve had kids for more than a decade, and yet I’m still delaying fatherhood.)