Karol Markowicz joins Kay Hymowitz to discuss raising young children in New York City.

“Raising a family in the city is just too hard,” concluded The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson last summer. But in Park Slope, one of New York’s most desirable neighborhoods, thousands of families thrive. Still, parents must navigate a host of challenges unique to urban life, including pricey housing, complex schooling options, and sometimes-unfriendly public spaces.

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  1. colleenb Member
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    My son and daughter-in-law live in Philadelphia (and have to) and the affordability of housing is a big drawback. They plan to home school so the education part is not of concern currently. Various areas of the city are remarkably suburban. They have a couple of playgrounds near by, you can walk or ride the bus to get to libraries, etc. But what they will do as their family expands plus just wanting to invest in a house rather than paying rent, I don’t know and don’t see a great answer.

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