For this week, please read the column linked here: Dear Mona: I Don’t Want Children. Am I Normal? (Links to an external site.)
After you have read the article, please summarize the article and answer the questions listed underneath these instructions. Do so in your own words. Type your response in the text box below, and submit them when you have answered the questions to the best of your ability. Answers will be graded on substance and if the writer’s ideas are clear and well-developed. For this assignment, you must respond at least once to another student as well as to the original questions (at least two posts in total).
First, summarize Mona’s findings. What number of women are childless by choice compared to childless for some other reason in the United States? What are some of the factors which might indicate a likelihood to be childless for a woman in the United States?
Level 2 – ANALYSIS: Summarize the trend in childless women in the United States and give at least two logical reasons for this trend, explaining those reasons as clearly as possible.
Level 2 – ANALYSIS: Summarize the trends in the ages of women who are having children in the United States and give two logical reasons for these trends.