@ arauca. My children are above the age you speak of, and my children were never latchkey kids. You obviously are getting your breastfeeding statistics confused with something you have done. My children do not swear although I never discouraged it, nor do they backtalk. Possibly because I am supportive of even their silliest of endeavours. Although you seem to prefer to make up your own statistics and research to suit your beliefs. from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breastfeeding Managing a company with 7 figure income is not a great feat. I was production manager at a company that had equipment worth more than 7 figures each (bookbinder, Printing presses, Diecutters, etc.), and did not make a lot when I was that young (about $25/hr except I was salary so less). I was manager of 50 full time staff with a temp crew of 3-7 per shift. I attended University to become a Soil Engineer and worked at 2 Toronto companies doing that, but before then grew up in my dads printing company. I managed the largest bindery in Toronto and Bindery manager is supposed to be one of the most stressful jobs in the world. I made more with less stress simply running a print press. I can also make more than $100 on any given day cash simply from street performing magic/comedy, and am a decent website developer with strong PHP skills etc. I think I can accomplish anything I put my mind to and currently have 2 fiction novels in the works but am otherwise retired early, and like to research PSI as a hobby and side profession. Being accepted to medical school if true then is an accomplishment. Managing a company is not. My children behave extremely well and their early start in school was because their mother is an Asian "daycare" worker, although she now works for the regular school board. I myself am not Asian but perhaps picked up on Asian techniques because of her. When some kids were crying on their first day of school, my kids were the ones consoling them and teaching them that school could be fun. My children were social leaders because of their early access to preschools. If you want good kids get an Asian mom who works at a daycare and can bring her children to work starting at 3-4 months. I went out of my way to demonstrate Athletics and Literature to my children. I would carry a book even if I was not reading it just so they know me as always having a book. I have had several bike trailers over the years and have pedalled thousands of miles with my kids in the back. I don't even live in America. I am Canadian with a Chinese wife and mixed children. Some think Children with mixed parentage can be smarter according to studies. I have a very smart pure-bred dog, but I find a good rule of thumb is mixed breeds are smarter than pure-breds and I think the same is true of humans. Statistics have been presented to argue for and against, but geneticists do seem to favour the mixed child debate. My children have a lot of advantages going in. The only professional choices I hope they will make is to choose a profession that will be here in 60 years. Accounting/ Printing are examples of bad careers, and even bus drivers will be automated by then.