Sarah-in-Seattle and Sarah-in-Stockholm are both white, middle-class, married, professional women with babies and toddlers at home. But their experiences as working mothers returning to work after giving birth could not have been more different.
Your cultural background can affect how you parent, how you understand your children and how you teach them. When people from different cultures become parents, it is normal for them to have different opinions about how to raise children.
Finagling where to spend a holiday and which traditions to meld together as a couple becomes more complicated when children arrive. But adding another layer of complexity? When two people practice different faiths—or disagree about a higher power existing at all.