A 2011 piece in the Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business suggests that those negative stereotypes made it all the way to academia, "These latch-key children
grew up quickly, experiencing rising divorce rates and violence," it reads, To Gen X, "nothing is permanent ...
Now, when many children finish school in the afternoon, they go to a baby sitter, a child care center or to an empty house (latch-key children
The second story moves to London and two boys (twins) who live in dismal circumstances in some mediocre London council flat, virtually 'latch-key children
', who support each other, study together, feed each other, and wait in trepidation for their mother to return in a heroin-haze late at night.
Any teacher struggling to educate latch-key children
will tell you that Barr, if he wasn't misunderstood or misquoted, is either a phony, misguided or misinformed.
But Mr Field will tell him that is simply shifting costs to employers and does not tackle the real problem of latch-key children
Nor did we believe in raising latch-key children
by mothers traipsing off to a semi-career, who then justified the behavior with the phony promise of "quality time"--as if this could make up for their absence.
Meanwhile, an elephant is sitting on the table that Eberstadt fails to notice, namely that the most serious problem of latch-key children
is not mother-absence, but father-absence.
 Physicians deepened these concerns by asserting that working mothers endangered their children's health and well-being, while conservative propaganda claimed that as many as six million Schlusselkinder (latch-key children
) suffered from maternal neglect.
An education department source said more schools are welcoming the clubs which help to solve the problem of latch-key children