Curious, I clicked on the column "Zen and the Art of Child Maintenance" on Literary Mama. Mistake!
Is there anything more annoying than reading about someone's angst over European travel while the children remain home? Oh--the guilt! Oh--the emails and video-conferencing! Oh--poor Johnny "acts out' upon our return!
Wow. That's really worrisome.
Sorta like the moral dilemma my brother grappled with a few years ago: When the baby cries in the middle of the night, do you wake up the nanny or do it yourself?